Western Fictioneers (WF) is pleased to announce the NOMINEES for the sixth annual (2016) Peacemaker Awards.
The Lifetime Achievement Peacemaker will be presented to Robert J. Randisi.
6TH ANNUAL PEACEMAKER NOMINEES
2016 PEACEMAKER JUDGING RESULTS
BEST FIRST NOVEL:
DAKOTA TRAILS by Robert McKee (Pen-L Publishing)
PISTOL MAN by Daniel Cassidy (Whimsical Publications, LLC)
THE SKELETON WALKERS by Derek Burnett (Derek Burnett)
STRONG CONVICTIONS by GP Hutchinson (The Hutchinson Group, LLC)
A BRIDE FOR GILL by Dusty Richards (Galway Press)
BONE DIGGER by Douglas Hirt (Five Star Publishing)
LAST WILL by Ron Schwab (Poor Coyote Press)
LEGEND OF CALEB YORK by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins (Kensington Books)
NIGHT OF THE COYOTE by Ron Schwab (Poor Coyote Press)
BEST WESTERN YA/CHILDREN FICTION:
A RANGER TO STAND WITH by James J. Griffin (Painted Pony Books)
DOGBREAD AND DIAMONDS by Richard Prosch (Painted Pony Books)
THE ORPHANAGE by Sara Barnard (Painted Pony Books)
RAWHIDE ROBINSON RIDES THE TABBY TRAIL by Rod Miller (Five Star Publishing)
REDBUDS AND BULLETS by Richard Prosch (Painted Pony Books)
BEST SHORT FICTION:
THE BOX MAKER by Scott Parker (Quadrant Fiction Studio)
FIVE SHOTS LEFT by Ben Bridges (Bookends)
HIDDEN TRAILS by Cheryl Pierson (Sundown Press)
HIGH MEADOW STORM by Wayne Dundee (Bil-Em-Ri Media)
LONGEST WAY HOME by Lorrie Farrelly (Prairie Rose Publications)
Winners will be announced June 15, 2016 on the WF website (www.westernfictioneers.com) and on this blog.
Western Fictioneers (WF) was formed in 2010 by Robert J. Randisi, James Reasoner, Frank Roderus, Jory Sherman, and other 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 2016 will be open in July, 2016. 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 Robert Vardeman for being Awards Chair and for the excellent job he has done.