Jack Bickham

Inducted: 1985

JACK BICKHAM (1930-1997) displayed amazing energy as a prolific writer and highly regarded educator. With 61 published novels to his credit including westerns, mysteries, comedies and science fiction – he had a great deal to offer his writing students at the University of Oklahoma School of Journalism, where he started teaching in 1969. Before joining the OU faculty, Bickham worked for a number of Oklahoma newspapers as a prizewinning writer and editor.