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 WesternAuthors.com:
A very nice site by the Texas Rangers:
The following are Listmania Lists created at Amazon.com:
http://www.amazon.com/Cowboys-30-books-Western-fiction/lm/30BQUOGJ0BR1R 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. 82-90, 118(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 Journal, 135(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.