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 next novel, 88 Names, will be published on March 17, 2020 by HarperCollins. You can learn more about it here.

Lovecraft Country has been greenlit as an HBO series! 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.