Shawn Stewart Ruff

Shawn Stewart Ruff Shawn Stewart Ruff (born July 19, 1959) is an American novelist and editor, who won the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Debut Fiction at the 21st Lambda Literary Awards in 2008 for his debut novel ''Finlater''. He has since published the novels ''Toss and Whirl and Pass'' (2010) and ''GJS II'' (2016), and the novella ''One/10th'' (2013).

He was previously editor of the anthology ''Go the Way Your Blood Beats: An Anthology of Lesbian and Gay Fiction by African-American Writers'' (1996), which was a shortlisted nominee for the Lambda Literary Award for Fiction Anthologies at the 9th Lambda Literary Awards in 1997.

A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, he studied English literature at the University of Cincinnati. He is currently based in New York City.

He is also an established beauty, fashion and lifestyle copywriter, having worked for such iconic brands as Chanel, Estee Lauder and Bergdorf Goodman. Provided by Wikipedia
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