Posts Tagged: Leo W. Banks

I just returned from a gala weekend in Billings Montana, where DOUBLE WIDE author Leo W. Banks was honored with two Spur Awards, the Oscar of western fiction, for Best First Novel, and Best Contemporary Novel, by the Western Writers of America, Inc. I was also on hand to accept matching Spurs given to Brash for publishing the book. The awards were presented by actor A. Martinez from Longmire. Over the course of the conference, Leo and I met such western literary luminaries as Craig Johnson (creator of Longmire), Loren D. Estleman, Johnny Boggs and Preston Lewis. Here are some photos from the event: Leo Banks and Craig Johnson Leo and actor A. Martinez Brash co-founder... more

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