Matthew Griffin

© Raymie Wolfe


Matthew Griffin is a graduate of Wake Forest University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. He was born and raised in North Carolina and currently lives with his husband in Louisiana, where he is a visiting professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.






11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 2
Small Town Gay Books: Masculinities Outside the Metropolis

1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
State Capitol Building, Senate Chamber
Book Talk
I’ll Take You There: A Novel

2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
Book Signing



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