Awards Received by Johnny Boggs. Western Heritage Wrangler Award, Spur Award.
2013 Rounders Award
From the New Mexico Department of Agriculture, 2013
For living, promoting and articulating the Western way of life.

Spur Award Winner
Best Western Short Novel: "Legacy of a Lawman," 2012

Spur Award Winner
Best Western Original Mass Market Paperback Novel
"West Texas Kill," 2012

2011 Distinguished Alumnus
University of South Carolina
School of Journalism and Mass Communications, 2011

Spur Award Winner
Best Western Juvenile Fiction
"Hard Winter," 2010

Spur Award Winner
Best Western Juvenile Fiction
"Doubtful Cañon," 2008

Spur Award Winner
Best Western Novel
"Camp Ford," 2006

Western Heritage Wrangler Award winner
Outstanding Western Novel of 2003
"Spark on the Prairie: The Trial of the Kiowa Chiefs," 2004

Spur Award Winner, Best Western Short Story
 "A Piano at Dead Man's Crossing," 2002

Arkansiana Award, Juvenile/YA
Arkansas Library Association
"Poison Spring," 2015

Spur Award Finalist, Best Western Juvenile Fiction
"Poison Spring," 2015

Spur Award Finalist, Best Western Juvenile Fiction
"Summer of the Star," 2014

Spur Award Finalist, Best Western Historical Novel
"Greasy Grass: A Story of the Little Big Horn," 2014

Spur Award Finalist, Best Western Juvenile Fiction
"And There I'll Be a Soldier," 2013

Spur Award Finalist, Best Western Juvenile Fiction
"South by Southwest," 2012

Spur Award Finalist, Best Western Short Novel​
"Killstraight," 2009

​​Spur Award Finalist, Best Western Short Novel​
"Northfield," 2008

​​Spur Award Finalist, Best Western Short Fiction Story
​"The Cody War," 2008​

Spur Award Finalist, Best Western Juvenile Novel
"The Hart Brand," 2007

Spur Award Finalist, Best Western Novel
"Ten and Me," 2000​​
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True West Magazine Reader's Choice Best of the West Award
Best Living Historical Novelist, 2012

New Mexico Book Award Finalist​
Best Novel-Historical Fiction: "Northfield," 2008​​

New Mexico Book Award Finalist​
Best Juvenile Novel: "Doubtful Cañon," 2008​​

True West Magazine Best of the West Award
"Best Living Fiction Writer," 2008

​​Milton F. Perry Award Winner ​(National James-Younger Gang)​
Best Book: "Northfield," 2007​​

New Mexico Book Award Finalist​ Best Novel-Historical Fiction"Camp Ford," 2007

Southwest Books of the Year: Great Murder Trials of the Old West (2003), Law of the Land: The Trial of Billy the Kid (2004); Walk Proud, Stand Tall (2006)
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