- Born: in Rural Custer County, NE, The United States.
- Description: Clark Crouch is a prize-winning western and cowboy poet and publisher as well as a spoken word performer. He is a two-time winner of the Will Rogers Medallion Award for Cowboy Poetry and a five-time finalist for the Western Music Association Award for Western Poetry. His work is strongly influenced by a 1940s acquaintance with Charles Badger Clark, the classic cowboy poet who was then Poet Laureate of South Dakota, and later by Sherman Alexie, a Native American poet. He has authored/edited thirteen books: Voices of the Wind; Reflections; Where Horses Reign; Sun, Sand, & Soapweed; Western Images; Views from the Saddle; Harkin’ Home; Eight Viewpoints; Thirty; Rustic Ruminations; Poetic Reflections at the Creekside; Western Viewpoints; and Prairie Knights. His work has also appeared in an international anthology, Chopin With Cherries, as well as in numerous periodicals and internet literary sites.