Award winning western author Slim Randles has quite a history of writing, along with an impressive list of awards celebrating his craft.
Here is a list of awards for both his news writing as well as for his western novels.
The Rounders Award is presented each year by the New Mexico Department of Agriculture to
“individuals who have lived, promoted or articulated the Western way of life.”
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2012- National Federation of Press Women Book Award, A Cowboy’s Guide to Growing Up Right
, LPD Press/Rio Grande Books (Inspirational Book Category)
2011 - New Mexico Book Award, A Cowboy’s Guide to Growing Up Right
, LPD Press (self help)
2011 – New Mexico Book Award, Sweetgrass Mornings
, UNM Press (bio/memoirs)
1983 - Best page design, best use of photography, best editorial, Texas Press Club. (small dailies)
1982 - Honorable mention best feature story, UPI California and Nevada.
1982 - Best feature story, UPI California and Nevada.
1980 - Pulitzer Prize
nomination for investigative series on malfeasance at a shelter for battered women. Victor Valley Daily Press, Victorville, CA
1980 - Best investigative series, Associated Press, California and Nevada.
1978 - Best column, Alaska Press Club.
1976 - Best feature story, Alaska Press Club.
1975 - Best page design, Alaska Press Club.
1975 - Best column, Alaska Press Club.
1973 - Best column, Alaska Press Club.
1970 - Pulitzer Prize
nomination for series on life in Tlingit villages.
1970 - Best feature series, Alaska Press Club.
Several awards for reporting in California 1964-1968.