Dan O'Brien

Dan O'Brien
Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors

Dan O’Brien has written 14 books of fiction and non-fiction, mostly about the contemporary American West and the environment, including his latest, Great Plains Bison. His numerous honors include NEA grants, Spur Awards and Wrangler Prizes. He has also taught writing and environmental studies at various universities. The founding owner of Wild Idea Buffalo Company in Rapid City, South Dakota, O’Brien lives on the Cheyenne River Ranch east of the Black Hills.


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