Ruth Wyer

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I We are waiting outside buildings. Our father is inside with our younger sister getting milk and vegetables. Our legs are sore so we are standing outside the supermarket bending … Continue reading

October 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

Mary Kate’s First Kiss

It was an honour to have this story read and judged by Peter Goldsworthy and Maria Takolander for the Newcastle Short Story Award and to receive a Highly Commended.

July 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

What The Tiles Hold of Us

My story about the bathroom in our childhood home has just been named runner up in the Cowley Literary Award. The story was also highly commended in the Odyssey House … Continue reading

April 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Eight Ways to Lose Your Art Virginity

I’m a huge fan of The Lifted Brow and, in particular, their ‘scattered throughouts’. I’m overjoyed to be a part of Issue 29 with my selected pieces on the theme … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · 2 Comments

Made of Two Halves

My story, Made of Two Halves, has been published in Petrichor, the beautiful 27th issue of Visible Ink Anthology.  It can be purchased online at  

November 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

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