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National Cowboy Poetry Gathering



cowboypoetryELKO NEVADA (Western Folklife Center) - The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is a week-long celebration of life in the rural West, featuring the contemporary and traditional arts that arise from lives lived caring for land and livestock, fixing fences and raising families. 

Poetry, music, stories, gear, film, photography, food - all contribute to the texture of an event that has become an annual ritual for thousand of people who value the people and cultures that live and work in the West. 

Visit Western Folklife Center for more information.

Cowboy Poet Waddie Mitchell's Tribute Poem to the State of Nevada's 150th Anniversary "Dame Nevada"