Wes Blalock, a retired police officer and recipient of both Valor and Lifesaving awards, currently teaches law enforcement techniques and adult learning concepts at the police academy. Mr. Blalock obtained a Bachelors Degree in English (Writing) from Charter Oak State University and is an avid outdoorsman and conservationist who hikes and backpacks recreationally with his wife of twenty-five years. His work has appeared in Close 2 the Bone, Kings River Life, reached the quarterfinals of the Screencraft Short Story Competition, and received an honorable mention in the Barbara Kyle Novel Excerpt Competition. He continues to write short stories and novels about the adventures of Ranger Birdie McLaren, so for more information, please visit wesblalockauthor.com.
Awards and Recognition
- B. Dalton Bookseller Golden Quill Award (2nd Place Short Story 1983)