2018 Performers

Linda Kirkpatrick

Leakey, Texas

Linda Kirkpatrick grew up on a ranch in the Frio Canyon, an experience that gave her the knowledge to follow cowboy and ranch themes in her work. She has published two books (Somewhere in the West and Tales of the Frio Canyon), three chapbooks, numerous articles and cowboy poems.
Tales of the Frio Canyon won a Gold Will Rogers Medallion award for Best Non-fiction Western and a Gold Will Rogers Medallion award for Best Layout and Design.
She has been an invited performer at the Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Alpine, Texas for 20 plus years. Her hobbies include writing, chuck wagon cooking and genealogy.