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Trent Preszler

Trent Preszler grew up on a cattle ranch near Faith, South Dakota and attended a one-room schoolhouse on the Standing Rock Reservation. A 1998 graduate of Iowa State University, he holds an MS in agricultural economics and a PhD in horticulture from Cornell University. Preszler is CEO of Bedell Cellars, a Long Island vineyard, and founder of Preszler Woodshop, where he makes bespoke wooden canoes. His memoir, Little and Often, was a USA Today Best Book of 2021.

Featured Book: Little and Often



  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 1:30 p.m. VIRTUAL APPEARANCE: Memoir, Meaning & Masculinity in Little & Often – Oscar Larson PAC Memorial Concert Hall, Brookings

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