Faculty in the News
New York Times Bestselling author and Rose State College Professor William Bernhardt’s story about the legendary Prohibition-era lawman Eliot Ness will be made into a miniseries for NBC.
Details of the miniseries.
William Bernhardt's official site.
Video profile of William Bernhardt.
Rose State College humanities professor Tim Tharp’s 2008 young-adult novel “The Spectacular Now,” a finalist for the National Book Award that year, was made into a film of the same name. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was chosen as winner at Oklahoma City’s 2013 deadCENTER Film Festival. "The Spectacular Now" is now available on DVD and Blu-ray.
View details of his book.
Access more information on Tim Tharp and his books.
Video profile of Tim Tharp shot during the Writing Short Course.
Official trailer for "The Spectacular Now."
Rose State College humanities professor Tim Tharp is a recipient of the 2014 Oklahoma Book Award for his young adult novel, “Mojo,” which was published in April 2013.
Read the details of the 2014 Oklahoma Book Award for "Mojo" here.