Elmer Kelton's peers named him the greatest western writer of all time. Eight of his novels have won the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America, three of his novels received the Western Heritage Award from The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, he received the Owen Wister Award, as well as the first Lone Star Award, for Lifetime achievement.
New York Times best-selling author Lucia St. Clair Robson has garnered two Spur Awards and has been nominated for a third. Her novel Ride the Wind has been named one of the 100 best westerns of the twentieth century.
Here's what happened when the two got together. The discussion lasted a bit over thirty minutes; it's broken up here in roughly ten minute segments.