Joan Rhine

From Rogers County, Oklahoma, Joan Rhine has sold thousands of non-fiction articles with her work appearing in such publications as Time Magazine, People Magazine, and Oklahoma Today. Her book length projects cover business and biography, and in 2010 she wrote Oklahoma National Stockyards: A Century of Serving the Nation’s Livestock Marketing Needs, which told the first 100-year history of the Oklahoma National Stockyards and was a finalist in 2011 for an Oklahoma Book Award.

Hall of Fame Inductee

Joan Rhine
was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in

Recent Publications


Spring Will Come: The Life of Clem McSpadden

Clem McSpadden was a powerful state senator, congressman, and lobbyist who dedicated himself to his constituents. He was also the nation's most recognized voice of rodeo, making friends everywhere he went. When he passed away, Oklahoma and the nation lost a shining example of a great man.