Robert Ferrier worked 30 years as a research administrator at a major university before retiring to devote more time to writing. A 25-year cancer survivor, Robert is a Hospice Volunteer. He loves to read fiction. His favorite authors include Gary Paulsen, Cynthia Rylant, Philip Pullman, Louis Sachar, J. R. R. Tolkien, Tony Hillerman, Elmore Leonard, Tom Wolfe and J. K. Rowling.
Recently Robert has published poems appearing in Oklahoma Today, Mid-America Poetry Review, Blood & Thunder, Crosstimbers, Westview, Metro Library Magazine, The Raintown Review and Möbius. In 2006 Robert was a nominee for Oklahoma Poet Laureate.
Robert lives in Oklahoma with his wife.