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Maurice Carlos Ruffin

Maurice Carlos Ruffin is the author of The Ones Who Don’t Say They Love You, which was longlisted for the Story Prize and was a finalist for the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, and We Cast a Shadow, which was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, the PEN Open Book Award, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and was longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and International Dublin Literary Award. A recipient of an Iowa Review Award in fiction, he has been published in the Virginia Quarterly Review, AGNI, the Kenyon Review, The Massachusetts Review, and Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas. A native of New Orleans, he is a graduate of the University of New Orleans Creative Writing Workshop and a professor of creative writing at Louisiana State University.

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Mon Mar 04 | 07:30 PM
Georgia Center for the Book Decatur Library
215 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA 30030
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Tue Mar 05 | 07:00 PM
KINDRED STORIES
2304 STUART ST
HOUSTON, TX 77004-3153
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THE VENUE ON SCENIC
301 E SCENIC DR
PASS CHRISTIAN, MS 39571-4536
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OCTAVIA BOOKS
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NEW ORLEANS, LA 70115-2055
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Washington, DC 20011
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