Sam Houston State University

Maurice Carlos Ruffin Reading and Book Signing

Acclaimed writer Maurice Carlos Ruffin will be reading from his collection of short stories, The Ones Who Don’t Say They Love You, which was published by One World Random House in August 2021, and his first book, We Cast a Shadow, which was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the PEN America Open Book Prize. Ruffin is the winner of several literary prizes, including the Iowa Review Award in fiction. A New Orleans native, Ruffin is a professor of Creative Writing at Louisiana State University, and the 2020-2021 John and Renee Grisham Writer-in-Residence at the University of Mississippi. He is the Grand Marshal for the Krewe of House Floats in New Orleans for 2022. 

Thursday, February 3 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Austin Hall
1741 University Avenue Huntsville, Texas, 77340

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