Kent Nelson

Kent Nelson has published four novels, six collections of short stories, and 156 stories in magazines. He has won the Colorado Book Award, the Reading the West Book Award, and the Drue Heinz Literature Prize. His stories have been anthologized in...

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Rick Collignon

Rick Collignon is the acclaimed author of The Journal of Antonio Montoya, Perdido, A Santo in the Image of Cristóbal Garcia, and Madewell Brown. He lives in northern New Mexico.

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Katie Lee

Katie Lee, in her 60-year career in the entertainment industry, was an author, musicologist, folk singer, storyteller, Hollywood actress, song writer, filmmaker, photographer, poet, and river runner. She was active in environmental causes ever...

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Flood Hefley

Flood Hefley was a devoted hiker of the Grand Canyon National Park and explorer of its history from 1972 until his death in 2016. Captivated by the canyon, he launched a decades-long series of solo backcountry hikes beginning in 1980, which...

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R.E. Burrillo

Ralph “R.E.” Burrillo is an author, archaeologist, and conservationist who specializes in the cultures and history of the Colorado Plateau. His work appears in Archaeology Southwest, Kiva, Southwestern Lore, The Archaeological Record...

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Sharon Niederman

Sharon Niederman

Sharon Niederman is an award-winning Southwestern author, journalist and photographer living in Raton, New Mexico on the Colorado border, with her husband, Charles Henry, her Airedale terrier, Buckley, and English springer spaniel, Samantha, in...

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Melissa McQueen

Melissa McQueen

Melissa McQueen is a passionate educator and outdoors person. She has climbed 11 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks and 19,330-foot Mt. Kilimanjaro, in addition to attempts on Mt. Rainier and the Grand Teton. Her frostbite story was first told on...

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Brad Befus

Brad Befus

Brad began his career in the fly-fishing industry in the early 1980s as the owner and operator of Front Range Anglers in Colorado. After selling the business in 1999, he became the National Sales Manager for Ross Reels, and continued in that role...

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John Berryman

John Berryman is a writer who specializes in outdoor subjects. He enjoys flyfishing for smallmouth and pike near his home in Colorado and in the waters of northern Minnesota.

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