Ruth Joffre

About Ruth Joffre

Ruth Joffre
Ruth Joffre is the author of the story collection Night Beast. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, The Masters Review, Lightspeed, Hayden's Ferry Review, Mid-American Review, Nashville Review, Copper Nickel, PANK, and elsewhere.

The Earth Remembers: A Queer Poets Roundtable

I’m honored to be able to share this roundtable of queer poets discussing their work, their inspirations, and their relationship with nature. It’s an imperfect and incomplete roundtable, and not everyone answers every question, but I hope it serves as a window into the richly textured and deeply considered work of these three amazing queer poets: Meg Day, Keetje Kuipers, and Vanessa Angélica Villarreal. Ruth…

To Decolonize Our Imaginations: An Interview with Craig Santos Perez, Author of from unincorporated territory

This post is the fourteenth in a months-long series that explores the topic of craft: what it is, how it has evolved, who has historically had access to it, and the ways it is used in the classroom today, among other things. This week’s interview is with Craig Santos Perez, author of from unincorporated territory and many essays on craft. Craig Santos Perez is a native…

It Wants to Be Told: An Interview with Edwidge Danticat, Author of The Art of Death and Create Dangerously

This post is the thirteenth in a months-long series that explores the topic of craft: what it is, how it has evolved, who has historically had access to it, and the ways it is used in the classroom today, among other things. This week’s interview is with Edwidge Danticat, author of the craft books The Art of Death and Create Dangerously. Edwidge Danticat is the author of…