Helen Ruggieri studied with the late William Stafford at the Atlantic Center for Arts and with John Balaban at Penn State. She has several chapbooks – Rock City Hill Exercises, The Poetess, Concrete Madonna, and Glimmer Girls. Her book Butterflies Under A Japanese Moon is from Kitsune Press. She has published in many magazines over the years including Prairie Schooner, New York Quarterly, Minnesota Review, Hawaii Pacific Review, Earth’s Daughters, Hotel Amerika, and elsewhere. See www.HelenRuggieri.com to view her video of Abutsu, a 13th Century Buddhist nun.
Paperback: 84 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books/Aldrich Press (April 23, 2013)