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Facing West:

Voices of Western Women

Available NOW!!!

The American West can be a lonely place for a woman, but these two "Facing West" anthologies, comprised of the poetry and essays of over 65 women, proves how they not only survived the desolate landscape, but left their mark as well.

Profits from these books support a scholarship program for home schooled young women looking to pursue a career in writing!


For information on the scholarship and last year's recipient, please contact


Sally Bates:

Award Winning Author

Sally is the driving force behind the Arizona Cowboy Connection, authoring countless books, as well as being a contributor and co-editor of Facing West.

She has been recongized by these prestigious organizations in western literature and beyond!

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