Born in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, he has been a journalist in Central and South America, a mountain guide, a ski instructor, a rodeo clown and a college instructor. Bassett has spent most of his time between his ranch in northern B.C. and a tiny island in the Caribbean. He is the author of Slim, The Guide (Greystone Books, 1993), a family saga following three generations on the western frontier.

[BCBW 2003]