John D. Nesbitt lives in the plains country of Wyoming, where he is Professor of English and Spanish at Eastern Wyoming College. He writes western, contemporary, mystery, and retro/noir fiction as well as nonfiction, poetry, and song lyrics. He has had more than forty books published. He has won the Western Writers of America Spur Award four times-twice for paperback novel, once for short story, and once for poem. He has won the Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Award once for short fiction and once for western novel. He has been a finalist for the Spur Award twice as well as for the Peacemaker Award four times and the Will Rogers Medallion Award six times. He has also received two creative writing fellowships with the Wyoming Arts Council (once for fiction, once for nonfiction). His recent books include Great Lonesome and Silver Grass. Visit his website at www.johndnesbitt.com.
Praise for Spur Award-winning author John D. Nesbitt's Dunbar Novels: "Nesbitt provides fine period detail and lucid prose..."-Publishers Weekly on Dark Prairie"A solid, compact western from the always-reliable Nesbitt."-Booklist on Dark Prairie"...rich in western lore.... an entertaining read... the need to complete the book is compelling as the chase to capture the murderer begins to unfold. A surprisingly good mystery novel."-Historical Novel Society on Death in Cantera"...the unspoken bond that develops between the principled Dunbar and intelligent young Whit makes this Western memorable and gives it an original spin."-Booklist on Destiny at Dry Camp