Ruth Thompson Portrait Photo 2024


Ruth Thompson is a poet and channel. Her new book of poems, JOURNEY BREAD, is now available for pre-order from Broadstone Books (release date: August 1st).

YouTube – Ruth Thompson Talks About Her Work

Upcoming Readings:

• Saturday July 20th @ 4 pm EDT – Broadstone Books group reading (Zoom link to register)

• Sunday August 4 @ 12 noon PST – Slow Lightning/Heat Lightning reading series (Zoom)
• Saturday September 21st (2 pm – 5 pm EST) – Poets House NYC – Broadstone Books 21st anniversary group reading
• Tuesday November 19 @ 7 pm CST – Black Dog Poetry (Zoom)

Journey Bread Official Book Cover - 600 width

This is a wonderful book by an accomplished and powerful writer. – Frank X. Gaspar

Wrong turns, demon wrestling, love lost and found, and the ongoing revelation of belonging to the natural world. – George Ella Lyon

Buy Journey Bread here and here. Be sure to use the discount code on the Broadstone site for 20% off!

In My Grandmother’s Garden
The Cabin
Pay No Attention to That Poet Behind the Curtain
Having A Drink With My Daughter At the Casa Del Mar
Goldengrove Unleaving