Book Reading and Signing with Maurice Carlos Ruffin
July 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Hailed by the New York Times as an “ingenious satire,” Maurice Carlos Ruffin’s award-winning debut novel We Cast a Shadow paints issues of race, identity, and gentrification in bold, powerful strokes. This program is a collaboration with Maine Media College + Workshops.
Maurice Carlos Ruffin has been a recipient of an Iowa Review Award in fiction and a winner of the William Faulkner–William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition for Novel-in-Progress. His work has appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, AGNI, The Kenyon Review, The Massachusetts Review, and Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas. A native of New Orleans, Ruffin is a graduate of the University of New Orleans Creative Writing Workshop and a member of the Peauxdunque Writers Alliance.