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

Marko tries to visualize his stifled words, all of them, becoming free. They’ll drift out into the dusk, maybe, towards the Hudson. They’ll float downriver, echoing off the banks, becoming fainter and fainter through repetition and distance and time. 
 

from: Not on Fire, Only Dying

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