Nancy Harris McLelland taught creative writing, composition, and literature for over twenty years at Mendocino College, a small, rural community college in northern California. A seasoned and “user-friendly” writing instructor, McLelland has conducted writing workshops in collaboration with the Western Folklife Center, the Great Basin Writing Project and Great Basin College in Elko, Nevada.

An Elko County native with a background in ranching. McLelland has presented her “Poems from Tuscarora” at both daytime and evening events at the Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko. She is author of “Border Lands: Cowboy Poetry and the Literary Canon” in the anthology Cowboy Poetry Matters.

Presently, she is researching the history of the Jack Creek bar, working on a memoir, a novel, and three literary blogs:  Ruminations, Writing From Space, and Finally Writing.

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