Author GP HUTCHINSON

2016 Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Award Winner

Author GP HUTCHINSON - 2016 Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Award Winner

Readers’ Favorite Awards 2016

Taking the Old West to the Miami International Book Fair

GP Hutchinson autographing copies of his Westerns at the Reader's Favorite booth at the 2016 Miami International Book Fair

GP Hutchinson autographing copies of his Westerns at the Reader’s Favorite booth at the 2016 Miami International Book Fair

You find Old West fans and enthusiasts in the most unlikely places. Well, perhaps not so unlikely. Westerns are a whole lot more popular than a lot of folks realize.

It was my great privilege and pleasure to attend the 2016 Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards ceremony last weekend. The gala took place in conjunction with the Miami International Book Fair. At this year’s event, Readers’ Favorite honored Strong Suspicions (Emmett Strong Western #2) with their Gold Medal in the Fiction – Western category.

The 2016 Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries. I personally enjoyed the chance to visit with authors from Israel, the UK, and Australia, as well as from across the US. Many were quite enthusiastic about Strong Suspicions. Continue reading