Candy Moulton

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Location Wyoming, United States
Introduction Wyoming native Candy Moulton has written thirteen Western history books, co-edited a collection of short fiction and an encyclopedia and written, produced, and been a reenactor in several documentary films. She won a Spur Award from Western Writers of America in 2006 for her biography, Chief Joseph: Guardian of the People. She won another Spur in 2010 for In Pursuit of a Dream, the documentary film she wrote and produced with Boston Productions Inc (BPI) for the Oregon-California Trails Association. Moulton’s newest books are Forts, Fights & Frontier Sites: Wyoming’s Historic Places, published by High Plains Press, and Valentine T. McGillycuddy: Army Surgeon, Agent to the Sioux, published by the Arthur H. Clark Co. (June 2011). Also forthcoming this summer is the two-volume The Settlement of America: Encyclopedia of Westward Expansion from Jamestown to the Closing of the Frontier, which she co-edited with James Crutchfield and Terry Del Bene. Candy is a magazine editor, rancher's wife, and road warrior.