Author Samuel Western: Getting at the Core of the Human Soul

“I’m worried that our political and cultural narrative is on a collision course with our economic narrative.” Sam Western

Samuel Western has served in the Swedish Merchant Marine, worked as a commercial fisherman, a longshoreman, logger, and a hunting guide.

He has published in the Economist, LIFE, and Sports Illustrated.

" I love writing history. I love writing about places and people's narratives. I love history for getting at the core of the human soul."

A two-time recipient of the Wyoming Literary Fellowship for fiction, he is also a finalist for the High Plains Books Award for poetry.

He lives in Sheridan, Wyoming.

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