W.K. (Kip) Stratton

Please join us this Wednesday as we talk with author W.K. (Kip) Stratton.

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W.K. (Kip) Stratton is the immediate past president of the Texas Institute of Letters. He is the author of five books, including Chasing the Rodeo, which concerns his search for his missing family (his runaway father was a rodeo cowboy), and Floyd Patterson, which was a finalist for the P.E.N./E.S.P.N. Award for Literary Sports Writing. He is also co-editor of the nationally-acclaimed Splendor in the Short Grass, a collection of essays, fiction, and poetry by Grover Lewis. Stratton’s second volume of poetry, Ranchero Ford/Dying in Red Dirt Country, will be published by Lamar University Press this summer. He is currently at work on a book about Sam Peckinpah and the making of the classic movie, The Wild Bunch, which will be published by Bloomsbury USA. Stratton has written for a number of magazines, including GQ and Texas Monthly.

You can learn more about Kip by checking out his website, WKStratton.com.