Links to Other Western Novel Sites and Further Reading

The Western Writers of America is an organization devoted to promoting the Western genre.  Their site has great information on their annual award, the Spur Award, as well as author links, notes about new books, author’s blogs and convention news.

For more Western Authors, try

A very nice site by the Texas Rangers:

The following are Listmania Lists created at Excellent list for newer Westerns

And other reading lists:

Want to try a Western out?  Here is a link to FREE Westerns (I haven’t read them, so I can’t  give you a review!):

Articles regarding Western Novels and Films

Owens, B. (2000). Cormac McCarthy’s Western Novels. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Jeffrey, Douglas A.. “Larry McMurtry and the American West.” Claremont Review of Books 7.2 (2007): 48-50.OmniFile Full Text Mega. Web. 30 Nov. 2010.

Minus, E. (2010). Westerns. The Sewanee Review V. 118 No. 1 (Winter 2010) P. 82-90118(1), 82-90.

Montalbetti, Christine. “From Western to Novel: On the Transposition (or Encounter?) between Genres.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 28.3 (2008): 104-111. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 30 Nov. 2010.

St. Andre, K. (2010). Not ready for boot hill. Library Journal135(13), 33-35.

Worden, D. (2007). Masculinity for the million: Gender in dime novel westerns. Arizona Quarterly V. 63 No. 3 (Autumn 2007) P. 35-60, 63(3), 35-60.


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