|Name||Ms. Lesley Poling-Kempes|
Abiquiu, NM 87510
|Biographical Info||Lesley Poling-Kempes is the award winning author of six books of fiction and nonfiction about the American Southwest including “Bone Horses” winner of the 2014 WILLA Literary Award for Contemporary Fiction and the Tony Hillerman Award for Best Fiction, and “The Harvey Girls: Women Who Opened the West,” winner of the Zia Award and recently optioned for a television series. Her newest book “Ladies of the Canyons: A League of Extraordinary Women & Their Adventures in the American Southwest” won the 2015 Reading the West Book Award for nonfiction from the MPIBA, a Silver Medal in US History from the 2016 IPPY Awards, and is a WWA Spur Award finalist in historic nonfiction. She lives in Abiquiu, New Mexico.|
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