Ruth Dickey

Cindy Seip

Ruth Dickey has spent 25 years working at the intersection of community building, writing, and art. She is the author of Sky Ceilings (Pudding House Press) and the chapbook Paper Houses, and her work has appeared widely in print publications, including Alimentum, Baltimore Review, The Cincinnati Review, The Ocean State Review, Potomac Review, and Sonora Review. A voracious reader, she was a co-founder of mothertongue, a community-based organization that works to create a safe space where all women may speak freely, and has taught poetry workshops in soup kitchens, drop-in centers, and D.C. public schools.