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Western and Cowboy Poems and Songs: New, Old, and Classic
Jack Thorp, Slim McNaught
Previously: Carlos Ashley,
Mike Moutoux, Jarle Kvale, Brenn Hill, poems for Father's Day, S. Omar
Barker, Dee Strickland Johnson, Diamond Doug Keith, anonymous, Ken
Rodgers, Festus Turp, Roy Jerden, Badger Clark,
Doris Daley, Amasa Guy, T.K. Galarneau, poems for Memorial Day, Badger Clark,
Robert Dennis, Jared Rogerson, Yvonne Hollenbeck, S. Omar
Barker, Georgie Sicking, Susie Knight, Bruce Kiskaddon, Yvonne Hollenbeck,
Chimp Robertson, "Black Ace," Bill Hickman, and many more ...
Index of all classic and contemporary poems
About permissions and copyrights
through July 24, 2013
| Art inspires poetry and song...
We're pleased to have a special
National Day of the Cowboy Art Spur
featuring popular PRCA rodeo photographer
Molly Morrow's "Heading West." Submissions
are welcome through July 24, 2013. Find details
The previous Art Spur was a special Cowboy Poetry Week
Art Spur featuring noted painter, poet, and fourth-generation Arizona
rancher Shawn Cameron's
"Making Adjustments." Submissions are now closed. Find selected poems
Ken Cook, LaVerna B. Johnson, Don Hilmer, S.D. Matley, Maureen
Bussma, Jean Mathisen Haugen, Lynn Kopelke, Joyce Johnson, MaryK Croft, Stuart Hooker, R.V.
Schmidt, Del Gustafson, David Carlton, and Merv Webster.
The previous Art Spur was
"At the End of His Rope," featuring the work of Oklahoma artist Tyler Crow. Submissions
are now closed
Find selected poems here by Jay
Snider, Ken Cook, Stuart Hooker, Susan Matley, Marleen Bussma, Del
Gustafson, and Jean Mathisen Haugen.
Find links to all previous Art Spur subjects here.
Picture the West (Send your photos)
| Your photos, old and new, of the ranching, cowboy, rural, and working life of the West. |
Find submission information here.
A fifth generation of Snider cowboys
New Mexico cowboy Mike Moutoux's javelina photographs;
Wyoming writer and photographer Jayme Feary's pictures of the West;
Photos of the Paulouse region by Betty K. Rodgers and Ken Rodgers;
Deanna Nelson's photos of branding at South Dakota's remote Hollenbeck
The youngest generation on Robert Dennis's South Dakota ranch;
Jean Mathisen Haugen's photos of Lander, Wyoming's Hornecker Ranch in the
Yvonne Hollenbeck's photos of calving in a winter storm in South Dakota;
Amy Hale Auker's photos of spring works on the Spider Ranch;
Lori Ann Scott-Johnson's Texas longhorn images;
Mike Beck and The Joyful Horse Project for veterans;
New Mexico rancher Deanna McCall's cowdog pups; and many more....
Index of all Picture the West postings
calendar updated 6/18 Your announcements are welcome. Find submission info here.
Below are links to event details, supplied by organizers. See the complete Events calendar with hundreds of events here
The BAR-D Roundup: Volume Seven News and radio play
| The BAR-D Roundup: Volume Seven, includes the voices of Amy Hale Auker, Stephen Vincent Benét, Jerry Brooks, Ken Cook, Doris Daley, John Dofflemyer, Elizabeth Ebert, DW Groethe, Andy Hedges, Yvonne Hollenbeck, Jess Howard, Carole Jarvis, Deanna McCall, Gary McMahan, Wallace McRae, Rod Miller, Andy Nelson, Joel Nelson, Rodney Nelson, Henry Real Bird, Pat Richardson, Randy Rieman, Jay Snider, Diane Tribitt, Keith Ward, Andy Wilkinson, with a Public Service Announcement, by Linda Kirkpatrick. |
Read about the
forthcoming special Christmas collection, The BAR-D Roundup: Volume
Eight (to be released in fall, 2013)
about The BAR-D Roundup: Volume Seven and previous volumes here.
The BAR-D Roundup News and radio play:
Totsie Slover's Real West from the Old West;
Graham Lees' The Western Hour;
Jarle Kvale's Back at the Ranch; PJ
and Dallas McCord's Cowboy Culture Corner;
Charley Engel's Calling All Cowboys;
Waynetta Ausmus' Waynetta's Roundup and Storytime;
Andy and Jim Nelson's Clear Out West (C.O.W.);
Tommy Tucker's Western Heritage Show;
The BAR-D Roundup
American Cowboy; Hugh McLennan's Spirit of the West; Volume Two sold out; BAR-D Roundup comprehensive index; and more ...
Looking For: Poets and Poetry, Musicians, Artists, and...
Poets, Musicians, & Others in the News in Print, on the Web, & Beyond
Your news is welcome. Find submission information here.
New Cowboy and Western Poetry & Music Releases
Your new release news is welcome.
Find submission info here.
Also see Rick Huff's Best of the West reviews here and Jeri Dobrowski's Cowboy Jam Session here.