Frank Gleeson – Poet / Humourist / Singer / Songwriter
Fastest and Funniest Cowboy Poet in the West!
Williams Lake, BC
Frank has entertained far and wide on both sides of the 49th parallel. He was declared official poet of Williams Lake by the city council in 2003.
He was nominated for the male cowboy poet of the year for the Will Rogers Award at the Academy of Western Artists on several occasions and in the top five in 2003. He is known as the fastest, funniest cowboy poet in the west. Frank has entertained many dignitaries, too; mayors, councils, the Lieutenant Governor of BC, the Premier of BC, and numerous others.
His songs and poems have been played on radio and television throughout Canada, United States and Europe. He has been a feature entertainer many times at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada and the Kamloops Cowboy Festival. Frank was inducted into the BC Cowboy Hall of Fame in March 2010. His four CDs and five books of poetry are all his original material.
CD – Old Memories, New Friends
CD – Friendly Folks and Old Cowpokes
CD – from the Hills of BC
Tape – Springtime in the Cariboo
Books – Frank has three books