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Author: Joanna Ruocco

Joanna Ruocco is a prize-winning author and co-editor of the fiction journal Birkensnake. In 2013, she received the Pushcart Prize for her story "If the Man Took" and is also winner of the Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize. Ruocco received her MFA at Brown, and a Ph.D. in creative writing from the University of Denver. She is the author of DAN, Another Governess/The Least Blacksmith-A Diptych, A COMPENDIUM OF DOMESTIC INCIDENTS, MAN'S COMPANIONS, THE MOTHERING COVEN, THE WEEK, and THE WHITMIRE CASE. She is an Assistant Professor in Creative Writing at Wake Forest University.

A Compendium of Domestic Incidents
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A Compendium of Domestic Incidents

Noemi Press

Fiction. A COMPENDIUM OF DOMESTIC INCIDENTS explores the notion of intimate space and the domestic affairs that constitute the proper subject of female knowledge. The prose pieces echo one another, but instead of creating one narrative they rather i...

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Dan
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Dan

Dorothy, a publishing project

Fiction. Melba Zuzzo, erstwhile innocent of the male-heavy hamlet of Dan, a town located in the foothills of ... somewhere? ... finds herself in a rut. In fact she was probably born into this rut, but today, for some reason, she feels suddenly aware...

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Man's Companions
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Man's Companions

Tarpaulin Sky Press

Fiction. For the characters in MAN'S COMPANIONS, the self is a degraded version of someone else. Fantasy is stymied by performance anxiety. Delayed gratification phones in a last-minute cancellation. The fictions in this collection are mongrel, trou...

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The Mothering Coven
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The Mothering Coven

Ellipsis Press

Fiction. Mapping a utopia on the brink, THE MOTHERING COVEN's rare blend of charisma and pyrotechnic wordplay makes for an utterly original act of storytelling. Bertrand has disappeared from the house she shared with seven women—artists, scientists,...

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The Week
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The Week

The Elephants

Fiction. Literary Nonfiction. Women's Studies. Art. THE WEEK presents models of minds shaped by the 21st century American realities that they also construct. The stories are unconventional in their arcs and uses of characterization, and in their for...

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The Whitmire Case
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The Whitmire Case

Astrophil Press

Fiction. Joanna Ruocco's THE WHITMIRE CASE is a detective story on its ear. A journalist is recruited by a Sheep farmer to investigate an incident involving a young woman who has suddenly been forgotten by her family and community. Nathan Ruck and h...

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