Meredith Lawrence

Meredith Lawrence is a Brooklyn-based writer and photographer. She started her career in local news in Oregon and Washington and is a graduate of the Columbia Journalism School's Arts&Culture MA program. Her work has appeared in Alta, the Dallas Observer, Fashionista, and Oregon Public Broadcasting

Andy Hedges doesn’t claim that all cowboy poetry stories are true, but “you could listen,” he says, and “learn a lot of true things.”

Cowboy Poets of the New West

Cowboy poets ride tradition and verse to the stage each year in Elko, Nevada, debunking myths about the Old West—and creating new ones.

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