American Cowboy Magazine Announces the Rockin’ WR Poetry Contest

The American West and the Cowboy way of life have been a point of inspiration for generations of writers, poets, and artists, and now, American Cowboy magazine is asking fans to submit their Western and Cowboy poetry.

Western wordsmiths are encouraged to share their original works of Western poetry in the Rockin’ WR Poetry Contest. Two lucky writers will win tickets for two to the Rock’n Western Rendezvous at The Ranch, Larimer County Fairgrounds and Event Complex in Loveland, Colorado, May 29–31. Along with tickets to the event, the two winners will receive the opportunity to recite their winning poem live on the Cowboy Poetry Stage.

“Our fans have always shown a strong interest in Western and Cowboy poetry,” said American Cowboy Associate Editor, Lauren Feldman. “We’re excited to provide this opportunity for our readers to share their poetic talents in the form of a contest.”

Users have until April 30, 2015, to submit their original poems at

About The Rock’n Western Rendezvous: An authentic Western event with a modern twist! Experience the thrill of dirt-flying WRCA Ranch Rodeo action, the horsepower of the Extreme Mustang Makeover, tantalizing world-class barbeque, authentic Western craftsmen, and a rock’n musical lineup.

American Cowboy is the voice of the American West, an authentic journal of the issues and ideas that matter in big-sky country. It’s also a soup-to-nuts manual for those who want to enjoy a lifestyle defined by enduring values, epic landscapes, and really, really good steaks. American Cowboy mixes gripping narratives with unrivaled coverage of Western issues, travel, events, personalities, music, and cooking, in a voice that celebrates both heritage ranchers and modern-day cowboys and enthusiasts. Through exceptional reporting, photography, and advice, American Cowboy enables its readers’ passion for cowboy culture.

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