Nebraska Authors

Willard Hollopeter

Born 1934 Ainsworth, NE (USA)

Hollowpeter was a journalist and wrote columns for Midland News out of Valentine, NE and Cattle Country News. He served in the Military for 18 months in Germany.

Places Lived

Brown County
Cherry County

Colorado (briefly)

Author Of

  • Journalism
  • Poetry


Nebraska Sandhills; Ranching Business; Cowboy Poetry


High School graduate, 1952


Self-employed rancher

Places Worked

Ranch in Wood Lake, NE


Helped to organize and is a board-member of the Annual Nebraska Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Old West Days in Valentine, NE.
Column in MIDLAND NEWS of Valentine, and CATTLE COUNTRY NEWS, Brush Colorado: 'For What It's Worth';


So Many Winters. 1993. (Poems)

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