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Domenica Ruta

Domenica Ruta is the author of the memoir With or Without You and the novel Last Day. Her short fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in Epoch, the Indiana Review, 9th Letter, New York Magazine, the New York Times, and the American Scholar. She advocates for solo moms at ESME.com. Follow her on Twitter @DomenicaMary.

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A recording of the launch event for Boston Review’s new literary anthology, Ancestors. Renowned writers read their poems, fiction, and more.

Adam McGee Cheswayo Mphanza Domenica Ruta Ed Pavlić Ivelisse Rodriguez Sonia Sanchez Tyehimba Jess Yeoh Jo-Ann
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On the day the Earth is supposed to end, Karen is entrusted to open the YMCA. An excerpt from New York Times bestseller Ruta’s new novel.

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Motherhood can be a crushing disappointment.

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