Margot Kahn
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Margot Kahn

Margot Kahn is the author of the biography Horses That Buck (University of Oklahoma Press). The book won the High Plains Book Award and was named by New West a best book of 2008. She is also co-editor, along with Kelly McMasters, of the anthology This Is the Place: Women Writing About Home (Seal Press/Hachette). Margot's essays and reviews have appeared in Tablet, River Teeth: A Journal of Narrative Nonfiction, High Desert Journal, The Los Angeles Review, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood and Publishers Weekly, among other places, and have been anthologized in You: An Anthology of Essays Devoted to the Second Person and Pie & Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence of Butter and Booze. She holds an MFA from Columbia University and has received grants and residencies from the Ohioana Library Association, the Seattle Mayor's Office of Arts & Culture, 4Culture, Bread Loaf and the Jack Straw Writers Program. A former program director for Richard Hugo House and Seattle Arts & Lectures, she lives in Seattle with her husband and son.

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    • Horses That Buck: The Story of Champion Bronc Rider Bill Smith

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    When asked in an interview what he most liked about rodeo, three-time world champion saddle-bronc rider “Cody” Bill Smith said simply, “Horses that buck.” Smith redefined the image of America’s iconic cowboy. Determined as a boy to escape a miner’s life in Montana, he fantasized a life in rodeo and went on to earn thirteen trips to the national finals, becoming one of the greatest of all riders....  

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