Bill Markley is a member of Western Writers of America. His book Geronimo and Sitting Bull: Leaders of the Legendary West received a silver Will Rogers Medallion in biography, and two of his books were 2020 nonfiction Will Rogers Medallion finalists. Markley and co-author Kellen Cutsforth’s Old West Showdown was a 2019 Will Rogers Medallion nonfiction finalist. Its sequel is Standoff at High Noon. Western Fictioneers selected Markley’s Deadwood Dead Men as a finalist for 2014 Best First Western Novel.
Featured title: Wild Bill Hickock and Buffalo Bill Cody: Plainsmen of the Legendary West
- Friday, Sept. 22 @ 11:30 a.m. – Writing About the Old West: Fiction vs. Nonfiction – The Lodge, Russell Room
- Friday, Sept. 22 @ 4:30 p.m. – Author Signing Event – The Lodge, Bullock & Roosevelt Rooms
- Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 10:15 a.m. – Wild Bill Hickock’s Deadwood Days – Saloon #10/Deadwood Social Club, Charley Utter Theater
- Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 12:45 p.m. – Author Signing Event – The Lodge, Bullock & Roosevelt Rooms
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