Awards

2021 Finalists Will Rogers Medallion

Oghma Creative Media and Saddlebag Dispatches Magazine congratulates the following authors: Sharon Frame Gay (“North Star”),  a 2021 Will Rogers Medallion Finalist in the Western Short Stories Category; Anthony Wood (“Not So Long in the Tooth”) a 2021 Will Rogers Medallion Finalist in the Western Short Stories Category.  Oghma Creative Media (Tiree Press) congratulates Darrel Sparkman (“Holy Sabbath Morning” Hard Times)  a 2021 Will Rogers Medallion Finalist in the Western Short Stories Category. Also congratulations to Paul Colt (Grasshoppers in Summer) was chosen as a 2021 Will Rogers Medallion Finalist in the Western Fiction Category.

Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Award

Saddlebag Dispatches Magazine congratulates the following authors who were finalists in the 2021 Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Award Short Story Category:  John T. Biggs  (“The Last Photograph”)  and Rod Miller (“Black Joe”).

Other Recent Awards

Western Writers of American Spur Award

Cover: Friends Call Me Bat Congratulations to Paul Colt, Friends Call Me Bat, 2020  Spur Award Finalist for Best Western Fiction

 
Romance Writers of American (RWA) Golden Quill Award
Bound by Earth cover
 
 
Congratulations to Linda Sartin, Bound by Earth, 2020 Desert Rose RWA Golden Quill People’s Choice Award for Fantasy and Science Fiction.
 
 
 

 

2020 Will Rogers Medallion Bronze Medal Award
Cover: Mustang
 
 
Congratulations to John J. Dwyer, Mustang, 2020 Will Rogers Medallion Bronze Medal for Western Inspirational Fiction.
 
 
 
 

 

Zekial cover
 
 
Congratulations to Dusty Richards, Zekial, 2019 Will Rogers Medallion Special Award for Western Fiction
 
 
 

 

 
Cover: Gold in the Sun by Dusty Richards
 
 
 
Congratulations to Dusty Richards, Gold in the Sun, 2018 Will Rogers Medallion Special Award for Western Fiction
 
 
 

 

Shortgrass - cover
 
 
 
Congratulations to John J. Dwyer, Shortgrass, 2018 Will Rogers Medallion Gold Medal for Western Inspirational Fiction
 
 
 

 

 
Saddle Bags Dispatches congratulates Rod Miller,  (“The Knowing”) 2018 WWA Spur Award Finalist for Best Western Poetry. and Rod Miller ( “Lost and Found”  2018 WWA Spur Award for Best Western Short Story.
 

 

 
The Mustanger and the Lady
 
 
 
Congratulations to Dusty Richards, The Mustanger and the Lady, 2017 WWA Spur Award for Best Western Traditional Novel
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
Congratulations to Tammy Hinton, The Judas Steer, 2016 Will Rogers Medallion Bronze Medal for Western Fiction
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
Cover: A Bride for Gil
 
 
Congratulations to Dusty Richards, A Bride for Gil, 2016 Will Rogers Medallion Silver Medal for Western Romance