- "..given annually for distinguished writing about the American West, are among the oldest and most prestigious in American literature."
Western Heritage Awards
- The western Heritage Award, also known as the wrangler award is given for “Outstanding Novel” in western fiction by the National Cowboy Hall of Fame.
WILLA Literary Award
- The Willa Awards are presented by Women Writing in the West. They are presented annually for stories featuring woman which are set in the west.