Welcome to the Matt Ruff website

Author photo 2019

author photo © 2019 by Lisa Gold

I am the author of the novels Fool on The Hill (1988),  Sewer, Gas & Electric: The Public Works Trilogy (1997), Set This House in Order: A Romance of Souls (2003),  Bad Monkeys (2007), The Mirage (2012), and Lovecraft Country (2016).

My lastest novel, 88 Names, was published in March 2020. You can learn more about it here. And check out the 88 Names podcast!

Lovecraft Country is now a New York Times bestseller! The HBO series based on the novel premiered on August 16, and new episodes air every Sunday night. You can learn more about the book here, and in posts tagged “Lovecraft Country” on my blog. You can also download a preview by clicking on this link. A reader’s guide to Lovecraft Country is available here, and links to some related interviews and Q&As can be found here.

The contact page has information on how to get signed copies of my books.

A schedule of my upcoming public appearances can be found here.