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John R. Erickson

John R. Erickson

John provides commentary and short fiction to WORLD. His Hank the Cowdog series for children has sold more than 8.5 million copies worldwide, and in addition to publishing 74 books, his work has appeared in news outlets such as The Dallas Morning News. John and his wife, Kris, reside near Perryton, Texas.

Articles by John R. Erickson
History, stewardship, and community

History, stewardship, and community

Reflections from a rancher and a writer
Funny stories from a rancher
John R. Erickson draws lessons from bovine behavior
A former rancher offers reflections on a world beyond our comprehension

Some things about animals are just a bit beyond science
The consequences of a perfect crime gone wrong
A Texas cowboy and wolfer who feared nothing and nobody
A history lesson on greed and heroism found in the Texas Panhandle
A history lesson found along the banks of Carson Creek
A model of what it is to be a woman, a lady, a mother, a human being