My guest today is an award-winning author who served as a public school teacher for thirty years before turning to historical investigation and writing. In 2008 the Texas state legislature honored her career in education by formal resolution. A Western Writers of America Spur-Award-winner twice, she also won the Caroline Bancroft History Prize from the Western History and Genealogy Department of the Denver Public Library, the Best Historical Nonfiction Award from the Texas Association of Authors, and was a finalist for the Oklahoma Book Award. She lives in the White Mountain Wilderness near Nogal, New Mexico, with her husband Gary and dog Axel. Welcome to Authors Over 50, Jane (Janie) Little Botkin.

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