Diana Allen Kouris is an award-winning author of nonfiction articles and books. She grew up a Brown’s Park cowgirl in the famed region where Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah converge. Decades of research and writing have rendered Kouris as authority on the spellbinding history of the area. She is a featured historian in the documentary Tom Horn: Grim Reaper of the Rockies.
Her previous books are The Romantic and Notorious History of Brown’s Park and Riding the Edge of an Era: Growing Up Cowboy on the Outlaw Trail. Kouris has also been published in True West Magazine, the Outlaw Trail Journal, and Leaning into the Wind: Women Write from the Heart of the West.
Nighthawk Rising: A Biography of Accused Cattle Rustler Queen Ann Bassett of Brown’s Park serves as the apex of her work as a historian.