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Argenta Reading Series

  • Argenta United Methodist Church 317 North Main Street North Little Rock, AR, 72114 United States (map)

Guy will be opening for novelist Maurice Carlos Ruffin and essayist Kyran Pittman in North Little Rock, Arkansas.


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.
KYRAN PITTMAN began literary life as a poet in her native Newfoundland, wound up as an Arkansas essayist and memoirist, and is in the process of moving to New Orleans, where she hopes to finish writing her first novel this fall. Among her published works are a memoir, Planting Dandelions: Field Notes from an Undomesticated Life (Riverhead, 2011), various articles and essays in national and regional publications, and a few poems anthologized here and there. She has called Little Rock home for over 20 years.

Earlier Event: April 2
Panel on Arkansas Writers
Later Event: April 27
Arkansas Literary Festival