Ric Hoeben

The Wolf Is Living

My father liked to say that the only thing to do in Florence, South Carolina, is eat dinner at Cain’s BBQ, and I am beginning to think he’s goddamned right. Of course, many thousand more restaurants exist here now, most of them slick chains, but the notion that my father, the Colonel, once had still holds water and holds it pretty well.

Ric Hoeben

Ric Hoeben homes it in eastern South Carolina, holds an MFA from the University of Florida, and hopes his recently finished short story collection, Sandlappers, will be a real smash.