W. Michael Farmer named recipient of book awards
Published 10:11 pm Friday, January 4, 2019
Books by W. Michael Farmer of Battery Park have won four major awards in 2018.
Silver Medallions from the Will Roger Medallion Awards for Western Fiction were awarded for “Mariana’s Knight: The Revenge of Henry Fountain” and for “Blood of the Devil: The Life and Times of Yellow Boy, Mescalero Apache, Book 2.”
The New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards presented “Apacheria: True Stories of Apache Culture, 1860-1920” with top honors for Best History-Other, and was also judged the New Mexico Book of the Year.
In 2017m the New Mexico-Arizona Book Award for Historical Fiction went to “Mariana’s Knight,” and “Killer of Witches: The Life and Times of Yellow Boy, Mescalero Apache, Book 1,” was a finalist.
“Killer of Witches” was also recognized by the Will Rogers Medallion Awards for Western Fiction in 2016.