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 […]