YVONNE HOLLENBECK is the top award winning cowgirl poet residing in the state of South Dakota on the ranch where she and her husband tend cattle. A native of Gordon, Nebraska, Hollenbeck feels most at home on the wide open land of her ranch from which she takes the wealth of her subject matter. She has been named the Top Female Poet by the Western Music Association in consecutive years, received the Will Rogers Medallion Award and numerous other accolades. Hollenbeck has published four books of poetry: Blossoms Beneath the Snow, A Tribute to the Pioneer Ranchwomen; Where Prairie Flowers Bloom and From My Window. Her work has also been included in several anthologies and musical poetic CD compilations.
For more information on Hollenbeck and her cowboy poetry visit her personal site which features awards, books, CDs, quilts and her event calendar.