Congratulations to Maurice Carlos Ruffin, whose hot streak continues unabated! The opening chapter to Maurice’s novel-in-progress will be published in Callaloo Journal. A fantastic book in progress, and the opening chapter is breath-taking; it’s great that it will be in such a great journal!
Also, Maurice’s story, “The Boy Who Would Be Oloye,” was named an Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train’s May 2014 Short Story Award for New Writers!
Maurice Carlos Ruffin‘s short story, “The Pie Man,” will be published in the South Carolina Review in fall 2012. “The Pie Man” was previously awarded with the 2011 Ernest Svenson Fiction Award in the University of New Orleans’ Creative Writing Workshop; and an earlier version of the story was named first runner-up in the short story category of the 2010 William Faulkner-William Wisdom Writing Competition.
Peauxdunqian Emily Choate has been selected for a residency in the ISLAND Hill House Artist Residency program, supported by the Institute for Sustainable Living, Art & Natural Design in Michigan.