The Cameron University Department of Communication, English and Foreign Languages kicks off the the Visiting Writers Series with poet Ron Wallace on Friday, October 12, at 7 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.
Wallace’s latest book, “Renegade (And Other Poems)” was selected for the 2018 Oklahoma Book Award for Poetry. A three-time winner of the Oklahoma Writer’s Federation Best Book of Poetry Award and a Pushcart Prize nominee, he is also now a four-time finalist for the Oklahoma Book Award. Previously nominated works are “Native Son: American Poems from the Heart of Oklahoma,” “Oklahoma Cantos,” and “Cowboys and Cantos.” His work has been featured in numerous literary journals and other publications. A native of Durant, Wallace is an adjunct professor of English at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
October 10, 2018