Linda M. Hasselstrom has been a winner of the South Dakota Hall of Fame's Writer of the Year Award.
Linda M. Hasselstrom combines forty-five years of experience raising cattle on the Northern Plains with thirty years as an environmental activist to create essays and poetry and to co-edit anthologies that make a significant contribution to environmental writing today. She is the author or editor of twelve books including Woven on the Wind, Feels Like Far, and Leaning into the Wind. Hasselstrom has received a number of honors for her work including an NEA fellowship for poetry and the South Dakota Hall of Farne's Writer of the Year award. She divides her time between Wyoming and South Dakota.