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STEVEN W. HORN is the author of the award-winning Sam Dawson Mystery novels. The first Sam Dawson Mystery, The Pumpkin Eater, won the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award in the Mystery/Suspense Category. Both Sam Dawson mysteries, The Pumpkin Eater and When Good Men Die, were 2014 and 2016 Eric Hoffer Category Finalists, respectively. Horn’s debut stand-alone novel was the highly acclaimed Another Man’s Life. When They Were Young: A Sam Dawson Mystery is Horn’s third book in the Sam Dawson mysteries. He lives in Wyoming.



  • Wyoming Public Radio interview on Aug. 15, 2014 Read more…
  • Aspen Daily News Online on July 25, 2014: Book Train Staff Pick: “The Pumpkin Eater” 
by Steven W. Horn Read more…
  • Post Independent on July 18, 2014  The Book Train hosts book signings by two western authors Read more..
  • The Pampa News on June 4, 2014: June 11 book signing to be held in Pampa Read more…
  • K2 Radio-May 30, 2014: Wyoming Author Wins National Award Read more…
  • Wyoming Business Report – ‎May 31, 2014‎: Wyo. author earns gold for mystery Read more..
  • KOWB-May 30, 2014: Local Author Wins Award  Read more…
  • The Pumpkin Eater receives the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award in Mystery/Suspense Read more..
  • The Independent Book Publishers Association 2014 Benjamin Franklin Award Program announced that The Pumpkin Eater is an honoree in its mystery/suspense category. Gold award winners will be revealed during a public ceremony in New York City on May 28, 2014. Read more..
  • 2014 Eric Hoffer Award announced that The Pumpkin Eater is a category finalist. Read more..
  • Steven Horn’s interview about The Pumpkin Eater on KGWN-TV on Oct. 31, 2013 Read more…
  • Colorado State University Class Notes has a news brief about Steven W. Horn’s latest novel
  • Wyoming Public Radio interviewed author Steven W. Horn. Click here to listen to his interview
  • The Wyoming Livestock Roundup  ran an article about author Steven W. Horn in its Sept. 29, 2012 issue. Click here to read “Former UW dean publishes another book, delves into fiction literature”
  • The Laramie Daily Boomerang did a great write-up on ANOTHER MAN’S LIFE. Click here to read “Book delves into haunting experience of Vietnam.”