"When the Moon Knows You're Wandering, is, in short, a very wise, beautiful and moving book." -- Beckian Fritz Goldberg
About the Author
Ruth Ellen Kocher is the author of Desdemonas Fire (Lotus Press, 1999) winner of the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award. She received her Ph.D. in literature and M.F.A in Creative Writing from Arizona State University. Her work has appeared in African American Review, The Gettysburg Review, Ploughshares, Antioch, and The Missouri Review, among other journals, and has been translated into Persian in the Iranian literary magazine Sher. She currently lives in St. Louis, Missouri and teaches literature and writing at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, Illinois.