Emily Ruskovich

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Emily Ruskovich grew up in the mountains of northern Idaho. She graduated from the University of Montana and received an MA in English from the University of New Brunswick and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She was the 2011–2012 James C. McCreight Fiction Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her fiction has appeared in Zoetrope, One Story, and The Virginia Quarterly Review. She was a 2015 winner of the O. Henry Award for her story “Owl.”

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“Kindness that is nothing special is the rarest and most honest.”
Emily Ruskovich, Idaho

“How quickly someone else's life can enter through the cracks we don't know are there until this foreign thing is inside of us. We are more porous than we know.”
Emily Ruskovich, Idaho

“He whispered, “Life.” And so she lived. Is living still. Will go on living, to the end of that whisper.”
Emily Ruskovich, Idaho



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