Sierra Shea is the author of:
- Wild Man: A Mostly True Memoir of a Missouri Cattleman
- Sheep, Stetsons & Stockyards: Stories on Surviving Change
Sierra Shea lives in her new hometown of De Smet, South Dakota, a few miles from the original homestead of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Sierra is a writer and farm wife and a native of Centralia, Missouri. She began her writing career as a 15-year-old columnist for The Cattleman’s Advocate, but she’s also been writing in dozens of daily journals since middle school. Sierra is passionate about preserving the heritage of rural people and places by recording their stories. Sierra Shea (Angell) Blachford is the granddaughter of Luther Angell, the main character of both of her books, wife of John Blachford and mama to Joslyn and J.D.