THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT PEACEMAKER
David Whitehead/Ben Bridges
For Western Novels Published in 2021
BLOOD AND GOLD, Jeffrey J. Mariotte & Peter Murrieta, (Sundown Press)
DOWNRIVER SOUTH, Greg Hunt, (Five Star Publishing)
LOST MOUNTAIN PASS, Larry D. Sweazy, (Pinnacle Books)
OLD DOGS, Ron Schwab, (Uplands Press)
THE UNREDEEMED, D. László Conhaim, (Broken Arrow Press)
BEST FIRST WESTERN NOVEL
CLAYTON SHARP: MESSENGER OF WARNING, Eugene J. DiCesaris, (Five Star Publishing)
THE DEVIL’S HAND, M.J. Hayes, (M.J. Hayes)
THE MRS. TABOR, Kimberly Burns, (Thomas Bard Publishing)
THE SHERIFF, Robert Dwyer and Austin Wright, (TwoDot/Rowman & Littlefield)
THE WOLF HUNT, Will Brandon (Barbara Brannon), (Five Star Publishing)
BEST WESTERN SHORT FICTION
“Double Deceit”, PERILOUS FRONTIER, John D. Nesbitt, (Five Star Publishing)
“Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary”, SADDLEBAG DISPATCHES, Summer 2021, Kathleen Morris, (Oghma Creative Media)
“The Cowboy, the Librarian, and the Broomsman”, LIBRARIANS OF THE WEST: A QUARTET, Mark Warren, (Five Star Publishing)
“The Running Day”, SADDLEBAG DISPATCHES, Summer 2021, Richard Prosch, (Oghma Creative Media)
“When It Rains”, SADDLEBAG DISPATCHES, Winter 2021, Dennis Doty, (Oghma Creative Media)
Winners will be announced June 15, 2022 on the WF website (www.westernfictioneers.com) and on this blog.
Western Fictioneers (WF) was formed in 2010 by professional Western writers, to preserve, honor, and promote traditional Western writing in the 21st century. Entries were accepted in both print and electronic forms.
The Peacemaker Awards are given annually. Submissions for the Peacemaker Awards for books published in 2022 will be open in July, 2022. Submission guidelines will be posted on the WF web site. For more information about Western Fictioneers (WF) please visit: http://www.westernfictioneers.com
Western Fictioneers would like to thank the judges and James Reasoner for being Awards Chair and for the excellent job they have done.