Matt Braun (born 1932 in Oklahoma) is an author specializing in fictional stories of the American West. He has written fifty-six books, most of which are in the Western genre and has over 40 million copies in print.
Braun is the winner of the Owen Wister Award for lifetime achievement, the Western Writers of America Golden Spur Award, and the Festival of the West Cowboy Spirit Award. He has also been awarded the honorary title of Oklahoma Territorial Marshal by the Governor of Oklahoma.
His 1973 Black Fox, was made into a CBS miniseries.