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Ruth Moose
Ruth Moose is an award-winning mystery novelist for "Doing It at the Dixie Dew," to be published by Minotaur Books (St. Martin's Press) in May 2014. The novel won the Malice Domestic 2013 prize for best first traditional mystery novel.Moose has published three collections of short stories, six... show more

Ruth Moose is an award-winning mystery novelist for "Doing It at the Dixie Dew," to be published by Minotaur Books (St. Martin's Press) in May 2014. The novel won the Malice Domestic 2013 prize for best first traditional mystery novel.Moose has published three collections of short stories, six poetry collections, and taught Creative Writing at UNC-Chapel Hill for fifteen years. Moose published individual short stories in Atlantic, Alaska Review, North American Review, scores of other literary magazines and in places like Redbook, Good Housekeeping, Ladies Home Journal, etc. and also abroad in the UK, Holland, Germany, Denmark, and South Africa. Her poetry has been included in anthologies and won, among other awards, the Carl Sandburg Prize from the National Park Service.She's received a McDowell Fellowship and the Chapman Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching. Her short stories have been included in classes at the University of Denmark, Odense Denmark."Southern to the core" (in her words), she lived for many years in the Uwharrie Mountains in North Carolina where she and her artist husband designed and built a house on a 900 acre mountain. (They only owned 3 acres) The area was known for rocks and rattlesnakes."No other writer has produced a body of short stories that so deftly captures the Southern mindset, history and language." --Doris Betts, author of The Ugliest Pilgrim, Souls Raised from the Dead, and other novels
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loribonesscaswell
loribonesscaswell rated it 6 years ago
Dollycas’s ThoughtsDoing It at the Dixie Dew is a divine debut!Our first home was right next to a PBP (Pepto Bismol Pink) house so the cover grabbed by attention right away. Then when I had the book in my hands and started reading about Beth McKenzie returning to Littleboro, North Carolina, because ...
loribonesscaswell
loribonesscaswell rated it 6 years ago
Dollycas’s ThoughtsDoing It at the Dixie Dew is a divine debut!Our first home was right next to a PBP (Pepto Bismol Pink) house so the cover grabbed by attention right away. Then when I had the book in my hands and started reading about Beth McKenzie returning to Littleboro, North Carolina, because ...
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