Performer Information

Valerie Beard

Kim, CO

Valerie Beard

Valerie is a rancher's wife, teacher, writer, crew cook, quilter and reader. She and her husband, cowboy poet Floyd Beard, live in Southeast Colorado twelve cattle guards from the pavement. The Beards run Corriente cattle with their daughter and son-in-law and keep a few Border Collies around to stay humble. Valerie won the Novice Division of the Western Wordsmith's Poetry Contest in 2015.

Talents: Poet
  • 2021 Female Poet of the Year Nominee
  • 2019 Female Poet of the Year Nominee