Teaching at the Dallas/Fort Worth Writers Conference. 2007
Beside the graves of Major Ridge and his son, John. Near Grove, Oklahoma; 2000
With Texas Governor Rick Perry. He’s a fan of NOT BETWEEN BROTHERS.
Promoting mass market (Signet) release of NOT BETWEEN BROTHERS, with cold beer, beside the covergirl of JUGGS magazine. Beats the hell out of sitting next to Jane Smiley at the Texas Book Festival. Southern Periodicals Trade Show and Crawfish Boil; Rayne, Louisiana; 1999
With Tor/Forge Staff, WWA Convention, Rapid City, South Dakota.
With Martha at D/FW Writers Conference. 2007
Joaquin Jackson drifting out of Colorado Canyon; Rio Grande River (near Big Bend National Park. 2003
With my friend, Arkansas State Senator Steve Bryles, in the Senate chambers, where I was awarded with a resolution. Little Rock, 2003
Admiring the Spur Award Winners at the Helena WWA convention. 2003
Agent/Author Jim Hornfischer, me, literary agent Mary Alice Kier, Mike Blakely, literary agent Anna Cottle, and Joaquin Jackson. Austin, Texas 2001
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chad Smith with a copy of OBLIVION’S ALTAR.
Release of OBLIVION’S ALTAR, Arboretum Barnes & Noble, Austin, Texas. Nov. 2002
With Joaquin Jackson, my hero Robert Utley, and my friend, Mike Cox. Texas Book Festival On the Road. LBJ Historical Center; Johnson City, Texas 2005
Presenting OBLIVION’S ALTAR; Austin, Texas; November 2002
My family; Blytheville, Arkansas; 1965
With my younger son, William Tate, on my birthday. Austin, 2002
My early, failed attempts at farming. Bytheville, Arkansas; 1960
My son Dean in the lead role of THE OUTSIDERS. Alpine, Texas; Spring 2007
David Marion Wilkinson; 2rd grade; Central Elementary; Blytheville, Arkansas; 1964
With my wife Martha and step-daughter Natalie at a Westlake High football game. Austin 2009
My father, Martin, as a young Navy gunner’s mate in WWII. He was 17 when this photo was taken. Saw combat that same year.
With Martha; Dallas, Texas; Christmas 2008
My mother, Johnnie, maybe 8 years old. Near Bluff City, Arkansas; 1937
My son, Dean, as “Atticus Finch” in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. Dean was amazing in this production. They advanced to regionals in Abilene. Alpine High One-Act. 2006
My father, Martin, with all of his children. Circa 1961
My sons, Dean and Tate, Alpine Bucks Basketball; 2006
My grandparents, Adolph and Nora Wilkinson; Frenchport, Arkansas; Early 1950s
My son Tate in the Alpine High One-Act production. He played three different roles, and was awesome in each one. Alpine, Texas; 2009
My father, Martin. Circa 1928
My parents at their wedding. Carthage, Arkansas
With Sen. Steve Bryles. Blytheville, Arkansas; 2003
With writer/musician Mike Blakely and actor Todd Allen. Helena, Montana
With Cherokee writer, Robert J. Conley. Read many of his books before he became my friend. One of the smartest, most gracious, and fun writers I know.
With my friends, Jesse Sublett and Carol Dawson. Both of them extraordinarily talented writers.
With my talented and prolific friend, Johnny D. Boggs, now president of WWA.
With former Penguin/NAL Editor Dan Slater. Now at Amazon. A tremendous friend and advocate.
My favorite photograph of Larry McMurtry. Outside of Archer City, Texas
Neal Cassady and Jack Kerouac.
My favorite image of Ernest Hemingway bird hunting in Idaho.
At the driller’s console. Loffland Brothers Rig #82; Ninian Central Platform; North Sea—British Sector; 1981
With actor Robert Duval at the Texas Rangers firearms qualifications. Duval qualified. I didn’t. Flying Bull Ranch, Real County, Texas. October 2009
Early attempts at theatre. With me, in authentic period costumes, are LeeAnn Rothrock and Max William Logan. Blythville, Arkansas; About 1963
Promo Shot. 2006
With my Indian crew somewhere in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. 1985
NOT BETWEEN BROTHERS on the shelf of the Governor’s Mansion. Austin, Texas.
At the Texas State Cemetary during the writing of NOT BETWEEN BROTHERS.
With (or just around) actor Ethan Hawke at the Texas Book Festival. He’s a fantastic typist.
I asked my publicist to send me to all the right bookstores. Right out of the chute he sent me to this one.
Hunting in McCulloch County, Texas; Fall 1995
Decator Island, San Juans; Washington; 1998
Mobbed by a kindergarten class. Austin, Texas 2000