W. Ralph Eubanks is the author of Ever Is a Long Time: A Journey Into Mississippi's Dark Past (Basic Books), which Washington Post book critic Jonathan Yardley named as one of the best nonfiction books of 2003. He has contributed articles to the Washington Post Outlook and Style sections, the Chicago Tribune, Preservation, and National Public Radio. A graduate of the University of Mississippi (B.A.) and the University of Michigan (M.A., English Language and Literature), he is a recipient of a 2007 Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and has been a fellow at the New America Foundation. Ralph lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and three children and until January 2015 he was the editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review at the University of Virginia.
Ralph's most recent book, The House at the End of the Road: The Story of Three Generations of an Interracial Family in the American South, was released May 19, 2009, by the Harper imprint at HarperCollins and is now available in paperback from the University Press of Mississippi.
The House at the End of the Road: The Story of Three Generations of an Interracial Family in the American South2009
Ever is a Long Time: A Journey Into Mississippi's Dark Past2003
Awards and Recognition
- Guggenheim Fellowship, 2008