National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Press Information


Every year, dozens of writers, photographers and filmmakers come to Elko to attend the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering and are usually blown away by what they find here. If you are interested in attending the Gathering, or would just like more information, please contact Darcy Minter, External Communications Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Download the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Media Credential Application.
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Fill out our Online Media Credential Application to submit your application.

Read press releases about the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering:

31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Begins January 26 01/21/2015
National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Fosters Collaboration for Benefit of Western Landscapes and Culture 01/07/2015
Announcing the Winners of Next Generation Poetry Competition on YouTube 01/06/2015
National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Hosts 2nd Annual Poetry Competition on YouTube 11/24/2014
The Vaqueros are Coming to the 31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 10/29/2014
31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Features Vaqueros From Baja, Mexico    08/25/2014

See photos from prior Gatherings in our Photo Gallery.

The Western Folklife Center also produces events and exhibits throughout the year and we make frequent announcements to the press about our activities. Visit our press room. If you are interested in being on our press release list, please email Darcy Minter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .