About The Author

 Dick Houston        Dick Houston, President and co-founder of EleFence, has spent most of his adult life in Africa as a safari leader, conservationist, teacher, and writer. Born in Ohio, he taught English in the United States, Venezuela, Kenya, Zambia, and South Africa. As a safari leader, he ran journeys across the Sahara Desert, through the rain forests of central Africa, and in the bush country of eastern and southern Africa. He has written on Africa topics for Smithsonian, the New York Times, and Los Angeles Times.  He wrote of his adventurous life in the critically-acclaimed Safari Adventure [Penguin USA, 1991] 
Dick holds a Bachelor's Degree in English and history from Kent State University; and a Master's Degree in English from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
He has received the Roger T. Beitler Award from Kent State University for Arts & Humanities (1992); and the Distinguished Alumni Award from Edinboro University for Arts & Humanities (1994)
Dick is an Honorary Trustee for the famed Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum in Kansas  (http://www.safarimuseum.com/)
Contact Barbara Brooks, Publicist to Dick Houston.
 Barbara Brooks
Phone: 330-464-4421