Thursday, August 28, 2014


photo by Lynn Carlson
We at Writing Wyoming like to celebrate every piece of good news we hear concerning our Wyoming writers. There’s a lot happening.

Whoop it up with us for…

WAHOO! Nina McConigley has won the 2014 PEN Open Book Award for her book, Cowboys and East Indians (FiveChapters Books).

YEEHAW! Darcy Lipp-Acord is a WILLA Award finalist in the creative nonfiction category AND a finalist for the Will Rogers Medallion Award for Circling Back Home: A Plainswoman’s Journey (South Dakota State Historical Society Press).

YIPPEE! Lee Ann Roripaugh has a new book of poetry out: Dandarians (Milkweed Editions).

HOT DAMN! Cat Urbigkit has a new nonfiction book coming out in October: When Man Becomes Prey (Globe Pequot Press).

John Nesbitt is a finalist for the Will Rogers Medallion Award in two categories: Western Fiction for Dark Prairie and Poetry for Thorns On the Rose.

Lots of good writing happening around here - we are inspired and hope you are too.

Now, get back to work.

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