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About Dan Strawn

After retiring from dual careers in business and education, Dan Strawn now lives in Vancouver, Washington with his wife, SandiHe is a published short story and article writer. His work has appeared in various editions of Idaho Magazine and in Trail Blazer Magazine. In April of 2014, his short story, “Son” was awarded 1st place in the Adult Division of Idaho Magazine’s annual short fiction contest. In 2005,  Everyman’s Small Town, his essay about Moscow, Idaho made the finalist list in the Univeristy of Oregon’s Northwest Perspective’s Essay Contest.   He is the author of three novels, as well as numerous short stories and essays:

“Black Wolf’s Return,”

Nominated for a 2014 Book Award

by the Pacific Northwest Book Sellers Association

“Lame Bird’s Legacy,”

“Isaac’s Gun—An American Tale,”

On occasion, he teaches for the mature learning division of Clark Community College, Vancouver, Washington. In 2008, he took mature learning students to eastern Oregon and Idaho to experience first-hand the Nez Perce land and people they had studied in class. He also volunteers with the Nez Perce National Historic Park as an interpreter of the Nez Perce experience at Park sites and at both elementary and high schools.

He is an active member of the Western Writers of America, member and past board of directors member of the Nez Perce Trail Foundation and a life member of the AT&T Telephone Pioneers



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