Michael Ruhlman, 37th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Michael Ruhlman

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



University Theatre

Author/Artist Bio

MICHAEL RUHLMAN, freelance journalist and writer, is the ODU MFA Creative Writing Program's fall visiting writer in residence. He has authored seven works of nonfiction including House: A Memoir, about the purchase and renovation of a century-old Cleveland Heights house. More recent works include The Soul of a Chef, The French Laundry Cookbook (with Thomas Keller), Charcuterie, and Ruhlman's Twenty, which won both James Beard and IACP awards. He writes about food and the work of the professional chef and has been a judge on the culinary reality show "Cooking Under Fire" and "The Next Iron Chef."


Ruhlman read on Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.


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