Gary Earl Ross
Friday, March 25, 2022 @ 7 p.m.
Medaille College Main Building - 4th Floor
Novelist, playwright, short story writer, and essayist Gary Earl Ross is a retired UB professor. His books include the short story collections The Wheel of Desire, Shimmerville, and Beneath the Ice, the novel Blackbird Rising, and the Gideon Rimes mysteries Nickel City Blues, Nickel City Crossfire, and Nickel City Storm Warning (SEG Publishing). His plays have been staged in Buffalo, Rochester, Knoxville, New York City, other U.S. cities, Canada, England, China, India, and Kazakhstan. They include Picture Perfect, The Best Woman, Murder Squared, The Scavenger’s Daughter, The Mark of Cain, The Guns of Christmas, The Trial of Trayvon Martin, and Matter of Intent, winner of the Edgar Award from Mystery Writers of America. Forthcoming productions include Stoker’s Guest and Split Wit. Other honors include three Emanuel Fried Outstanding New Play Awards, a LIFT Fiction Fellowship, a Saltonstall Foundation Playwriting Fellowship, an ASI-DEC artist’s grant for fiction, and public radio commentary awards from the NY Associated Press and the NY Broadcasters Association. Both The Scavenger’s Daughter and Matter of Intent have been adapted into transliterated motion pictures by CITOC Productions of Mumbai, India. Ross is a member of the Just Buffalo Literary Center, International Thriller Writers, the Dramatist Guild, the National Writers Union, Crime Writers of Color, and Mystery Writers of America. Contact him at email@example.com.