Rebecca Moon Ruark

My fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Sou'wester, Carve magazine, Flock literary journal and elsewhere and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. My (nonfiction) articles appear in university magazines and other nonprofit publications. An Ohio native, I received my MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. I currently live in Maryland, where I am at work on a novel and a collection of short stories about vision and visions in the Rust Belt.


By Jack Wildern When we were kids the sun was hotter and the summers were endless. On scraped knees we watched ants crawl on the driveway, following them with fingers until they disappeared between the cracks made by dad’s Mondeo. Sometimes, when we felt brave, we would venture all the way to the lamp post […]


Only Connect

by Rebecca Moon Ruark Nine and a half years ago, I entered the cult of motherhood, twice over, with the birth of my twins. With that act, I joined a community of nurturers reaching as long as time and as wide as the world. So, it was with some surprise, after the initial glow dimmed, […]