Robert Ruark Society

The society is made up of a group of fans from all across Ruark's native North Carolina, the nation and from around the world. We remember Ruark and we want others to remember him, too.


Winning Essay for the 2017 Contest

Renner Subrurssiee is the winner of the twelfth annual essay contest!

Click here to read Renner's submission: THE BEARS OF SHENANDOAH


Winning Essay for the 2016 Contest

Heather Wilson and Stephen Gay were the winners of the eleventh annual essay contest!

Click here to read Heather's submission, TWO BOYS ON THE WATER.

Click here to read Stephen's submission, SNAIL PORTRAITS.


Winning Essay for the 2015 Contest

Stephen Gay was the winner of the tenth annual essay contest.

Click here to read his submission, A LEAKY CANOE AND A DYING RIVER.

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 Jim Cheatham presenting the 2015 Award to Stephen Gay, Junior at UNC Chapel Hill from Greenville, South Carolina