Joel Nelson

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Joel Nelson reciting a poem at the 25th anniversary of the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in 2009.

Joel Nelson is a cowboy poet.[1]

He is a recipient of a 2009 National Heritage Fellowship awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts, which is the United States' highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.[2][3]


  1. ^ McDowell, Robert (2000-04-01). Cowboy poetry matters: from Abilene to the mainstream : contemporary cowboy writing. Story Line Press. pp. 203, 241, etc. ISBN 978-1-885266-89-7. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "NEA National Heritage Fellowships 2009". National Endowment for the Arts. Retrieved 19 October 2017. 
  3. ^ Keller, David W. (2011-01-10). Alpine. Arcadia Publishing. pp. 118–. ISBN 978-0-7385-7894-1. Retrieved 9 May 2011.