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Rue Matthiessen

Rue Matthiessen is based on the East End of Long Island and in New York City. At Bard College she majored in literature, and afterwards was a journalist for The East Hampton Star. She is an alumna of the Squaw Valley writer’s conference, Bread Loaf, and Curtis Brown Creative. Her completed works include a novel, Woman with Closed Eyes, a novella, The Toast, and a collection of essays on family life, loss, creativity, and fulfillment, Blastocyst. Her book, Buttonwood Cottage, about renovating a house in the Caribbean, is available on Amazon. Her essay, There Was a Time was featured in the summer issue of EAP: The Magazine. Two of her essays, Real Life and LSD & Zen, were nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Rue’s memoir, Castles & Ruins, about growing up in an ambitious literary family with author Deborah Love and 2x National Book Award winner Peter Matthiessen as parents, will be published by Latah Books in 2024.

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