Michele Ruby

Michele Ruby

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Michele Ruby lives in Louisville, Kentucky with her husband, her children and her incredibly talented and brilliant grandchildren. When she’s not writing or reading, she plays tennis, canasta, mah jong, and – lest she become a cultural stereotype – she tap dances. Her fiction has appeared in Arts & Letters (winner of 2015 fiction prize), The Adirondack Review (Fulton Prize finalist)Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Shenandoah, The Louisville Review, Lilith, Los Angeles Review, Nimrod, Rosebud, InkwellHayden’s Ferry Review, Phoebe, Denver Quarterly, New Delta ReviewThe MacGuffinAlimentum, and many other journals.  A collection of stories was a finalist for the 2012 Flannery O’Connor Award, and two others were finalists for the St. Lawrence Book Award. She has an MFA from Spalding University, has taught fiction writing at Bellarmine University, and is now a fiction editor for Best New Writing.  She’s currently wrestling with a novel.

Contributions by Michele Ruby

Winter 2017 Issue

Condolence

Winner, 2017 Literal Latte Short Short Contest.
The family of Jack Shane
wishes to thank you
for your kindness and sympathy
at this difficult time.

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Winter 2017 Issue

Nine Diets

Winner, 2017 Literal Latte Short Short Contest.
Sandi liked math. When her grandmother suggested that high school might be easier if she’d lose a little weight, Sandi began counting calories. She worked out that she could have an ice cream soda if she skipped breakfast and lunch….

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