Maurice Carlos Ruffin


Maurice Carlos Ruffin is the author of We Cast A Shadow, a finalist for the Pen/Open Book Award, and longlisted for the Center for Fiction Prize and the Aspen Words Literary Prize; and named one of the best books of the year by NPR and The Washington Post. His work has appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, AGNI, The Kenyon Review and elsewhere. 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.

Finalist for the 2020 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

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