“Slim Randles is a veteran newspaperman and outdoorsman, and was a registered outfitter and guide until someone made the mountains steeper. Both his novels and non-fiction books are based on rural living, and he has also been an award-winning columnist for the largest daily newspapers in Alaska and New Mexico. In addition to writing, Slim has paddled a canoe down the Yukon River, driven a dog team in the first Iditarod Race, built a log cabin 12 miles from the nearest road, was a roper and bulldogger in rodeo, trained horses, and packed mules in the eastern High Sierra. He is also experimenting with new methods of growing fruit trees in places where they have no business at all. He has owned two small weekly newspapers in past years, and has been managing editor of a medium-sized daily as well.” Slim Randles
His monthly column, "Ol' Slim's Views From the Porch," appears in New Mexico Magazine each month, and his syndicated newspaper column, "Home Country," appears weekly in 91 newspapers nationwide.The author of ten books, Randles' latest is “Home Country”, a collection of the best of his wit and wisdom. He is also author of "Ol' Max Evans, the First Thousand Years," the biography of the noted New Mexico writer and cowboy.