Cal Stevens


Cal Stevens grew up in Sheridan, Wyoming in a family involved in ranching for generations. After graduating from Sheridan High School he got degrees in Geology at the University of Colorado and at the University of Southern California. After that he taught Geology at San Jose State University for many years, teaching his last classes in 2005.
Besides writing "On the other side of Brokeback Mountain", he has written several short stories about cowboys and ranch life available on the website

Where to find Cal Stevens online


"Dog, A Year with a Dog and His Boy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,910. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Western
This book is about a dog and a boy, told from the perspective of the dog. It relates to the adventures of the dog and the boy, some happy and others not, during the life of the dog. As the relationship between the dog and the boy evolves, both rapidly become highly dependent upon on one another. This close relationship eventually culminates into a passion that cannot be contained.
The Swan of Tuonela: A Life in the California Desert
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This book is essentially an autobiography of a man of Finnish descent who was born and lived most of this life in the desert of eastern California. The old Finnish folk tale concerning a swan and the musical rendition of that tale by Jean Sibelius play important roles in this work. Here I have rendered as accurately and as plausibly as possible the most memorable adventures of this fictional man.
On the other side of Brokeback Mountain
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
this is a philosophical, fictionalize story of a man, a cowboy, which touches on all aspects of his thoughts and emotions. the story traces memories of his life from his youth to near the end as he lies in a hospital bed with no hope of recovery. This story was inspired by the movie version of brokeback mountain, but attempts to provide a more realistic picture of life on a ranch in the west.