Car­son Vaugh­an writes fre­quent­ly about the Amer­i­can West. His work has appeared in The New York­er, the New York Times, the Guardian, The Atlantic, VICE and Out­side. He’s work­ing on a book about the small town of Roy­al, Nebraska.
In Yellowstone, Heavy Lies the Stetson (on Kevin Costner’s Head)
Land disputes, water rights, Native sovereignty: Paramount’s new series could hardly be more relevant to today’s West.
For Cowboy Poets, One Topic is Taboo
They love the land. But few at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering want to talk about how climate change is ravaging the West.