Lou Dean

Lou Dean is the author of countless articles in major magazines, three books of memoirs, and two young adult novels.  She has received a Colorado Blue Spruce nomination, a Top Hand Award from the Colorado Author's League, and a prestigious Wrangler Award from The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum for her work.  

Dean grew up on a farm in Osage County, Oklahoma, graduated from Ponca City High School, and attended Oklahoma State University.  She now resides in an isolated area of northwest Colorado with two dogs and her beloved saddle donkey, Jesse James

Hall of Fame Inductee

Lou Dean
was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in

Recent Publications

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