Ronnie K. Stephens is a full-time educator and father of six, with a strong interest in sociopolitical writing. He holds a BA in Classical Studies from the University of Arkansas, as well as an MA in Creative Writing and an MFA in Fiction from Wilkes University. During his time at Wilkes, he was awarded two scholarships and won the Etruscan Press Prize.

Stephens has published two full-length poetry collections, Universe in the Key of Matryoshka and They Rewrote Themselves Legendary. His second collection was awarded Best in Show at the New England Book Show in 2018. The Kaleidoscope Sisters, his first novel, was released that same year.

Currently, Stephens writes book reviews for Hippocampus Magazine and The Poetry Question, as well as essays related to pedagogy and social activism in the classroom. He is working on his second novel.