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Author: Ruth D Handel

Ruth D. Handel is a poet, writer and teacher. She is the author of MOMENTARY STAYS (Dos Madres Press, 2017), NO BORDER IS PERENNIAL (Dos Madres Press, 2015), TUGBOAT WARRIOR (Dos Madres Press, 2013), and Reading The White Spaces (Finishing Line Press, 2009). Her poems have appeared in journals and anthologies including Common Ground Review, Westchester Review, en(compass), The Jewish Women's Literary Annual, Let The Poets Speak, Controlled Burn, Clockwise Cat, Contemporary Hiabun Online, Evening Street Review, and the award-winning A Slant of Light: Women Poets of the Hudson Valley (Codhill Press, 2013). Ruth teaches poetry courses and workshops in poetry writing, gives poetry performances, and manages the Poetry Caravan, a volunteer organization of 30 poets who bring poetry to the community. In her professional career, Ruth developed the field of family literacy; her academic publications include Building Family Literacy in an Urban Community (Teachers College Press, 1999). She is professor emerita, Montclair State University, where she taught literature and literacy and integrated poetry into the teacher education curriculum.

Momentary Stays
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Momentary Stays

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. Women's Studies. "Ruth Handel's MOMENTARY STAYS is a remarkable hybrid of lyric, documentary poetics, and inspiration for teachers. Drawing on seven years of poetry workshops with women in a psychiatric hospital, Handel assembles a rich and ...

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No Border is Perennial
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No Border is Perennial

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. "This is a collection of extraordinary range and depth, with acute sensitivity and insight throughout. Ruth Handel's gardens are 'no site for sentiment,' but they are sites of visitations—uncanny and unsettling arrivals of nocturnal creature...

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Tugboat Warrior
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Tugboat Warrior

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. "With wisdom and dazzling variety, Ruth Handel tells the story of a public mother who served in World War I as a Yeoman (Female) in the U.S. Navy. Aptly titled TUGBOAT WARRIOR, the shapes and structures of these poems marry perfectly with th...

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