Ward Hawkins

Cover from the 1957 Popular Library paperback version of A Man, A Girl, and a River, by Ward and John Hawkins. The book was originally published as a serial in the Saturday Evening Post[1]

Ward Hawkins (1912–1990)[2] is an author, who wrote from the 1940s through the 1980s. His later works seem to have been science fiction, but earlier he wrote serial stories for the Saturday Evening Post in the 1940s and 1950s.[3] He often wrote with his brother John Hawkins, and the University of Oregon has a collection of their manuscripts.[4] In the 1960s, the brothers were writing for television, notably as staff writers for Bonanza, and in the 1970s, John Hawkins was a producer and writer for Little House on the Prairie, while Ward was Story Editor and also contributed many teleplays for the program.



  1. Contento, Bill. "Fiction Mags Index: Stories, Listed by Author". Retrieved 27 February 2008.
  2. Contento, Bill. "Fiction Mags Index". Retrieved 27 February 2008.
  3. Contento, Bill. "Fiction Mags: The Saturday Evening Post". Retrieved 27 February 2008.
  4. Helmer, N. "University of Oregon Libraries: Guide to Western fiction writers in Manuscript collections". University of Oregon. Retrieved 27 February 2008.

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