Publication Year

Hiding from Death in the Armoire

From: A Skeletal Wand


Personae – The Harangue – A Plague of Ladybugs – The Cranberry Glass Pickle Jar – Plummet, Plunge, Plumed Descent – A Skeletal Wand – Animate Intransitive – Connections and Consequences – February 4, 1938 – Danceland – Between Roncesvalles and Indian Road – Hiding from Death in the Armoire



Ruth Roach Pierson

Ruth Roach Pierson has published five previous poetry collections - Where No Window Was (BuschekBooks, 2002), Aide-Mémoire (Buschek-Books, 2007), which was a finalist for the 2008 Governor General’s Award in Poetry, Contrary Tightrope Books, 2011), Realignment (Palimpsest Press, 2015) and Till I Caught Myself (Seraphim Editions, 2017). She has also edited an anthology of film poems entitled I Found It at the Movies (Guernica Editions, 2014) and published two chapbooks: Aperture (Rufus Books, 2014), containing ten poems inspired by the photography of Josef Sudek, and Untranslatable Thought (Anstruther Press, 2016), a collection of ten centos.