Paul Ruffin

The 2009 Texas State Poet Laureate, Paul Ruffin is a Texas State University System Regents' Professor and Distinguished Professor of English at Sam Houston State University, where he is the founding director of the Texas Review Press and founding editor of the Texas Review. Ruffin is the author of two novels, three collections of stories, three earlier books of essays, and seven collections of poetry. He is also the editor or coeditor of eleven other books. His work has appeared in the Georgia...See more