John Ruff


John Ruff is a poet and professor of English at Valparaiso University. Prior to coming to Valparaiso, he was poetry editor at The Cresset. He holds an MA from the College of St. Thomas (Minnesota) and a PhD from the University of Washington. His creative writing has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and his poems have been published in journals such as Seneca Review, Poetry Northwest, and River City.

Festival Years: 1998, 2000