Photo 01 Cogan's Woods, by Ron Ellis In That Sweet Country by Ron Ellis


Ron Ellis, a native-born Kentuckian, was accepted to study with Rick Bass at the University of Montana's Environmental Writing Institute in 1998, based on early pages from his first book, "Cogan's Woods" (Pruett Publishing, 2001). He is the author of "Brushes with Nature: The Art of Ron Van Gilder" (Sporting Classics, 2008) and editor of "In That Sweet Country: Uncollected Writings of Harry Middleton" (Skyhorse Publishing, 2010) and "Of Woods & Waters: A Kentucky Outdoors Reader" (The University Press of Kentucky, 2005). His work appears in "The Gigantic Book of Hunting Stories" (Skyhorse Publishing, 2008), "Afield: American Writers on Bird Dogs" (Skyhorse Publishing, 2010), "Astream: American Writers on Fly Fishing" (Skyhorse Publishing, 2012), and "A Passion for Grouse: The Lore and Legend of America's Premier Game Bird" (Wild River Press, 2013). His stories have been published in Sporting Classics, Kentucky Afield, Kentucky Monthly, The Contemporary Sportsman, The Contemporary Wingshooter, Appalachian Life, and First Draft.




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