W.K. Stratton


William Kip Stratton - friends call him by his middle name - is a native of the West. His mother was the decedent of several generations of Oklahomans. His father was a rodeo cowboy from Denver, as well as a runaway dad. He has called Texas home for most of his life and currently lives in Austin. He spent several years working on newspapers. He also wrote for magazines on the side. His first published magazine article appeared in Sports Illustrated. He also contributed to the Texas Observer, Outside, Americana, Southern Magazine, D the Magazine of Dallas, GQ, Mayborn, and Texas Monthly. He's had a freelance relationship with the Dallas Morning News for thirty years. The Wild Bunch is his ninth published book. His writing has won numerous awards; his books have been reviewed in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, and may other publications. He is a fellow of the Texas Institute of Letters.

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