Tag Archives: John Dwaine McKenna

Ivan Doig’s Obituary Penned By John Dwaine McKenna

On April 9, 2015 the voice of one of the greatest chroniclers of the American West was lost forever with the death of Montana author Ivan Doig, at age 75. He wrote a total of 16 books, nearly all of which are set in his beloved home state of Montana, where his keen ear for […]

9th Annual Mountain of Authors with John Dwaine McKenna

Join John Dwaine McKenna for the 9th Annual Mountain of Authors on Saturday, April 4 from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Dr. Please note the event is being held at a new location this year. Keynote speaker Carrie Vaughn is the author of the New York Timesbestselling series of novels about […]

Breaking News: Colorado Noir Receives 3 Awards from CIPA

2014 CIPA EVVY Awards Winners 1st Fiction – Mystery/Detective “Colorado Noir” John Dwaine McKenna – Rhyolite Press LINK Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA), a nonprofit association of independent book publishers, authors, future authors and related publishing service providers, has been providing leadership since 1992. Our members come from many states as well as from Colorado […]

Novel Set In Husted Tells A Difficult Story

Norma Engelberg Posted 1/2/13 John Dwaine McKenna’s newest novel starts out with understatement. In the words of 15-year-old Jamey McGoran, “The Whim-Wham man’s story ain’t easy to tell.” It wasn’t easy to write, either. As the author says on the book’s back cover, “There’s no sanitary way to write about murder.” “Sometimes I only wrote […]