Owen Wister Review


The Owen Wister Review is the University of Wyoming's annual art and literature magazine produced through the Student Media department, which publishes creative non-fiction, poetry, fiction, and art. The editorial staff is made up entirely of undergraduate and graduate students. The journal was established in 1978 and named for Owen Wister, who set the first modern western novel, The Virginian, not far from Laramie, in the town of Medicine Bow.

Owen Wister Review
PublisherUniversity of Wyoming
Year founded1978
CountryUnited States

In 2008 and again in 2009, the magazine was awarded a Magazine Pacemaker Award by the Associated College Press.[1][2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "2009 Contest Winners". Associated College Press. Retrieved March 9, 2011.
  2. ^ "2008 Contest Winners". Associated College Press. Retrieved March 9, 2011.

External linksEdit

  • Official website
  • "Owen Wister Review". Twitter.
  • "Owen Wister Review". Student Media. University of Wyoming. OWR is the University of Wyoming’s literature and arts journal, named for American writer and author of “The Virginian,” Owen Wister. OWR does not produce original content. Instead, the journal publishes submissions from the public.