Nebraska Authors

Joel Randall

Born 1939 Gibbon, NE (USA)

The author was a rancher and farmer who also worked at an alternative "Summerhill" type school in NM. A cowboy poet and storyteller, Randall gives performances and self-publishes taped performances and books in collaboration with his wife, Mary Rose Randall.

Places Lived

Gibbon, NE on a family ranch
New Mexico

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry
  • Other
  • Music and Audio


Cowboy Poetry; Essays; Storytelling; Audio Recordings; Performances


Graduated from Kearney State College




Married to Mary Rose Randall, also a Nebraska Author
Great Plains Writer's Club
Central Nebraska Writer's Network


Essence. 1993.
Essence. 1993. (cassette tape)
Farm and Ranch Memories. (cassette tape)
Joel and Mary Rose Randall, Cowboy Poets. (cassette tape)
Ranch Radio. (cassette tape)
Dry Crik Review. 1995.
Cowboy or Farmer.
Sometimes It's Hard to Tell. 1996.

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