Carl Hancock Rux

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Birthday
24, 1975
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
24, 1975 (age 43)
Birthplace
New York

About

African American novelist, poet, playwright, performer, and recording artist who published the novel Asphalt in 2004. His Obie Award-winning play, Talk, premiered in New York City in 2002.

Before Fame

He was raised in a foster home and was adopted at the age of fifteen.

Trivia

He was the head of the MFA Writing for Performance Program at the California Institute of the Arts from 2006 to 2009.

Family Life

His mother, Carol Jean Hancock, suffered from schizophrenia and was hospitalized when he was young.

Associated With

He is a contemporary of fellow American writer Michael Chabon.

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