Susan Rukeyser
I write because I can't stop. Believe it, I've tried.
Recent News


New fiction, "Things Break Easily in My Big Hands," is forthcoming from Luna Luna.

Kudzu Review's latest issue is out! The theme is Apocalypse and Renewal and includes my flash, "Invasive Species."

Announced: Wigleaf's Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions of 2014. My story "Some Kind of Comfort" made the Longlist.

My story "With Her Sharp, Heavy World" appears in A-Minor's 4th anniversary issue. 

"Our Bloody Secrets" is reprinted in the just-published Three Minus One: Parents' Stories of Love and Loss, inspired by the movie Return to Zero, which premiered on Lifetime May 17.

Sundog Lit hosted The Kissing Booth: Works Inspired by Leesa Cross-Smith's Every Kiss a War, including my flash "Round of Blues."

I have 3 spoken word videos in the March issue of Gravel

Maybe some sins are inevitable, Marko thinks. Maybe they’re forgiven so long as they’re committed with the best intentions. Maybe this is what people tell themselves, when they choose not to regret.  

from: Not on Fire, Only Dying

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