Ross Malone is an award-winning author who has published many books about Missouri as well as writing for national and regional magazines. His “Back in the Day” is featured in newspapers across the state. He writes about the people, places, and events around the state that should be well-known but aren’t. He has appeared on many local radio stations as well as the Westwood One radio network and on the Armed Forces Network Overseas. In 2015, his Ozarks adventure book, Billy Bob’s Howler, was chosen as “Best Book of the Year.”.