Ron Wallace, is an Oklahoma native of Scots-Irish, Choctaw, Cherokee and Osage descent. He is currently an adjunct instructor of English at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, in Durant, Oklahoma, and is the author of eight books of poetry; four of which have been finalists in the Oklahoma Book Awards.
His latest finalist, Renegade and Other Poems was the 2018 winner of the Oklahoma Book Award. He has recently been published in Oklahoma Today, San Pedro River Review, Red River Review, Concho River Review, Red Earth Review, Oklahoma Poems and their Poets, Oklahoma Humanities Magazine, and a number of other magazines and journals. Wallace is a Pushcart Prize nominee.