Rod Miller

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Three-time winner of the Western Writers of America Spur Award

Winner of the Westerners International Poetry Award

League of Utah Writers 2012 Writer of the Year

Writer Rod Miller


Poet, novelist, historian, biographer, journalist, essayist, reviewer, screenwriter—Rod Miller is a versatile writer. His work appears in books and magazines, anthologies and collections, online and on the screen. From poems to stories to articles to opinion, he writes in a variety of styles for various media. His subject matter is, largely, the American West, and he writes about its people and its places, its past and its present.

Rod Miller has won the prestigious Spur Award from the Western Writers of America three times. Rawhide Robinson Rides the Range won the 2015 Spur Award for Best Western Juvenile Novel, the poem “Tabula Rasa,” featured in his book Things a Cowboy Sees and Other Poems, won the Best Western Poem award, and Rod won the Spur Award for Best Short Western Fiction for “The Death of Delgado,” published in the anthology, The Traditional West. He has also been a Spur Award Finalist for Best Western Poem and Best Western Short Story.

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The Lost Frontier: Momentous Moments in the Old West You May Have Missed

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Goodnight Goes Riding and Other Poems

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Rawhide Robinson Rides the Range

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