Ray Morrison

Fiction Writer

728 Summit Street
Winston Salem, NC 27101
(336) 769-6129

Author's Bio

Ray Morrison spent most of his childhood in Brooklyn, NY and Washington, DC but headed south after college to earn his degree in veterinary medicine and he hasn’t looked north since.  He has happily settled in Winston-Salem, NC with his wife and three children where, when he is not writing short stories, he ministers to the needs of dogs, cats and rodents.  He is the author of two collections of short stories, “In a World of Small Truths” and “I Hear the Human Noise” (Press 53). His fiction has appeared in numerous journals, including EcotoneCarve MagazineFictionSoutheast, and storySouth.   

Publications & Prizes

I Hear the Human Noise (Press 53, 2019)
In A World of Small Truths (Press 53, 2012)
Prizes won: 

1st Place Press 53 Open Award for Short Story (2011)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Raymond Carver Peter Taylor Ernest Hemingway Guy deMaupassant Stephen King
What I'm reading now: 
The Universal Baseball Association, Inc., J. Henry Waugh, Prop. by Robert Coover

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Baltimore, MD
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Last update: May 21, 2019