Discover Western Writers
Which came first, Louis L’Amour’s Hondo or the film starring John Wayne? What role do Ojibwe tribal traditions play in Louise Edrich’s Love Medicine? Does Maxine Hong Kingston write fiction, autobiography, or both?
The 50-60 page booklets of the Western Writers Series provide answers to these and other questions about the American literary west. To choose from more than 140 in-print titles, browse our catalog.
Fall 2012 – Gen-2 Western Writers Series is in the works! A digital native website, Western Writers Online will inherit the WWS mission of authoritative, accessible a scholarship on western writers. Coming in June 2013. Click here to open writers’ guidelines for Western Writers Online.
The Western Writers Series suspended print publication after 2006. We continue to sell in-print titles from our backlist and to offer free downloads of about a dozen out-of-print titles through the WWS Digital Editions.