To contact Bill Vaughn

USPS   University of Nebraska Press
1225 L Street, Suite 200
Lincoln, NE 68588-0630

The Last Heir is available in paperback for $19.95 from the University of Nebraska Press, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and your local Montana bookstore.

Bill Vaughn is the author of Hawthorn, a political and natural history published by Yale University Press, and First, A Little Chee-Chee, a collection of essays about weird sports, published by Arrow Graphics.

His articles have been published in Outside, The Men’s Journal, Ski, Salon, Westways, AARP, New West, American Cowboy, Wooden Boat, Rocky Mountain BillVaughnMagazine, Aldus, Seven Days, numerous other publications, and in a dozen anthologies, including The Best American Magazine Writing 2001, Outside 25, and Dog Is My Co-Pilot.

The subjects of his essays and reports have ranged from sports to the paper industry, fashion, Branson, and Provence to celebrities such as Jesse James. His essay about ice skating was nominated for a National Magazine Award. He wrote the libretto for a photography collection from Norton called Hip Hop Hares, and edited and designed The Complete Fisherman’s Catalog, a big-selling title for Lippincott. His essay about becoming a middle-aged Eagle Scout was optioned by Endeavor as the basis for a screenplay written for Adam Sandler, and again by New Line Cinema. He contributed an essay about cattle ranching to Working America, a coffee-table photography collection sponsored by Toyota.

Following his attempt to wreck the filming of the first season of the CBS reality series Survivor, his online columns about the first and second seasons were widely read. He has designed more than four-hundred books. And he sang solo on National Public Radio.