Cowboy PoetryWestern Book of the Year

Poetry is defined as works containing rhythm, rhyme and meter. Although the book's content may include short prose, tall tales, rhyming poetry and free verse, the poetry alone is judged.

2018

Tales of the Trails


Marleen Bussma

2017

Ladies, Horses and Cowboys


Sam DeLeeuw

2016

Is She Country?


Marleen Bussma

2015

One Hundred Poems

(Waddie Mitchell)


2014

Mustang Spring
Deanna Dickinson McCall

2013

Western Spirit
Mag Mawhinney

2012

Christmas on the Range (Yvonne Hollenbeck)

2011

Colorado Moon
Jim Jones

2010

Riding With Jim (Andy Nelson & James F. Walker Nelson)

2009

Trail Mix (Diane Tribitt)

2008

Arizona Women (Buckshot Dot)