Award-Winning Titles

  • New York Public Library Books to Remember, 1992
  • Winner of two Communicator Awards for Cover (overall) and Cover (design), 2013
  • National Cowboy Hall of Fame Western Heritage Award for Short Fiction, 1992
  • Book of The Month Club Selection, 1999
  • Quality Paperback Book Club Selection, 1999
  • Spirit Club Selection, 1999
  • Ottis Locke Best Book of a Historical Photographic/Artistic Nature from the East Texas Historical Association, 2015
  • Winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction
  • Award of Commendation from the Concordia Historical Institute, 2006
  • Publication Award from the Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art (CASETA), 2011
  • Winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction, 2005
  • Runner-up in Fiction for Great Lakes Colleges Association Award, 2005
  • Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference Book Manuscript Competition
  • Winner of the Liz Carpenter Award for Research in the History of Women, Texas State Historical Association, 2012
  • Winner of the Liz Carpenter Award for Research in the History of Women, Texas State Historical Association, 2016
  • Winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction, 2007
  • Winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction 2014