Wayne Nelson

Wayne Nelson300Wayne Nelson grew up on a ranch outside of Blackfoot, Idaho, where he learned the cattle business from his father. Wayne’s poetry, as well as his songs, have earned him Cowboy Poets of Idaho’s Silver Quill Award, that organization’s Golden Note Award, and also induction into its Hall of Fame. His work has been published in Dry Creek Review, Maverick Western Verse and Humorous Cowboy Poetry. Wayne also organizes the yearly Diamondfield Jack Cowboy Gathering in Rupert, Idaho. His work reflects a deep love of Western History, life on horseback, and the honest simplicity of cowboy life. His best loved songs and poems are available on his self-published CD: Dad-Burned Guitar, and at Wayne’s Website.