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Ruth E. Walker

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in Toronto, Canada



Fairy tale and myth; William Shakespeare; Margaret Laurence; the lands ...more

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April 2012


The very first submission by Ruth E. Walker won "Canadian Living" magazine's short story contest in 1998. Since then, she's went on to even more success with poetry, short stories and creative non-fiction published in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K.

Her first novel "Living Underground" was published by Seraphim Editions in September 2012 and went into second printing in January 2013. Author Rabindranath Maharaj ("The Amazing Absorbing Boy") called it "an impressive debut" and author Barbara Lambert ("The Whirling Girl") says "'Living Underground' is an astonishing book."

An earlier version of "Living Underground" was a semi-finalist in the Chapters/Robertson Davies ms competition.

Ruth is a partner in Writescape with writer Gwynn Scheltema, offe

Circling Cancer

What if you knew the clock was clicking so loudly that you could actually hear it. My writer-colleague Annette McLeod must make a decision no parent would choose to be burdened with. Honest, clear and undeniable, she faces that decision in a most human way.

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Published on March 09, 2018 09:02
Average rating: 4.16 · 86 ratings · 25 reviews · 2 distinct works
Living Underground

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Nothing But Red: The Anthol...

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The Whirling Girl
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September 10, 2013 to September 13, 2013, I will be available to answer questions about my book, Reflection of the Gods, Fantasy fiction, the process ...more

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