Harry Sinclair Drago was an American writer who began his writing career as a reporter and columnist for the Toledo Bee in Toledo, Ohio. In 1928, he went to work in Hollywood as a scriptwriter. He is best known for his historical fiction, most of which was set in the American Southwest. In 1960 he was awarded the Buffalo Award for best wester book for Wild, Woolly, and Wicked. In 1970 he was given the National Cowboy Hall of Fame Award for The Great Range Wars. He averaged three books a year, and published more than a hundred books over his career.