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Western Writers of America, founded 1953, promotes literature, both fiction and non-fiction, pertaining to the American West. Although its founders wrote traditional western fiction, the more than six hundred current members also include historians and other non-fiction writers as well as authors from other genres. WWA was founded by six authors, including D. B. Newton.[1] Awards[edit] The WWA presents the Spur Awards annually for distinguished writing in several categories and an annual Owen Wister Award for lifelong contributions to the field of western literature. References[edit]

^ "Dwight Bennett Newton (1916–2013)". The Bulletin. Bend, Oregon. July 4, 2013. Retrieved September 2, 2017. 

External links[edit]

Official website "Organization records, 1908-1993". Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library. Texas Tech University. 

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 137842419 LCCN: n80013130 ISNI: 0000 0001 1011 8940 GND: 1082915-5 NLA: 35602020

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