About the Author
Ruth Nott is 70+, a native Floridian, born in the Orlando area, who has found poetry to be a valued part of her life. Her poetry reflects her faith and values and a deep love for God and family.
In addition to her poetry, Ruth keeps busy in retirement with her friends in the “Mad Hatters” and “Springhouse” quilt guilds, is a member of the Suwannee River Poets of Chiefland, FL, and is active in the First Christian Church of Chiefland, FL. She also enjoys the company of her Boston Terrier Bucky and Papillon mix Sasha.
Her work has been published in various anthologies of the International Library of Poetry, small press magazines, Poetry Canada magazine, The Quilter magazine, The Joy of Living Poetry Collection by Hazel Street Publications, Sea Oats Review a magazine by the Panama City Writer’s Assoc., Mahogany and Molasses, Verse-a-tility (chapbook of the Chiefland Poetry Group), Anthology Twenty-Four, Twenty-Five and Twenty-Six of the Florida State Poets Assoc., Inc., Of Poets and Poetry (newsletter of the Florida State Poets Assoc., Inc.), The Easterner (a publication of State Farm Insurance Company), Family Matters (an anthology by Ruth’s family), various other newsletters, and several poetry websites, blogs, and groups.
Ruth has published multiple books of poetry and, working with freelance artist Debbie Hefke, created a children's picture book "New Friend True Friend". After that she published "A Mouse in the House" another children's picture book and "Jittery Jackrabbits", a book containing all of her children's stories.