Gary Earl Ross and The Writer's Den

Gary Earl Ross

Professor Emeritus, University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (UB/EOC).
555 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Playwright, Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet, Public Radio Essayist, Popular Culture Scholar, Speaker,
Writing Workshop Leader, Editor and Manuscript Consultant, Occasional Actor.
The Writer's Den, 228 Highgate Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14215, (716)308-0807


The Just Buffalo Literary Center workshop Gary leads will resume in the fall. For information and registration, contact Just Buffalo at (716)832-5400.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Having been selected a Playwrights' Platform festival favorite, The Mark of Cain, Gary's new courtroom drama, will have a full production at the 2nd Street Theater in Bend, Oregon, in the 2014-15 season. Inspired by the landmark Ossian Sweet murder case, during which Clarence Darrow defended a black Detroit doctor and his family on murder charges after they defended their home against a white mob, The Mark of Cain, like Inherit the Wind, is historical but not history. In defending Dr. Ossian Cain, attorney Charles Durham raises a question fundamental in our divisive political atmosphere: What does one have to do to be accepted as American? Interested theater companies should contact the playwright at

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Last Updated July 30, 2014