Ruth Sabath Rosenthal is a New York City poet, published in the U.S. and internationally. She began writing in the year 2000, becoming accomplished early on. She’s been tutored by some fine poets privately, and in classes, primarily at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan.
Ruth’s body of work includes poems published in a myriad of literary journals and poetry anthologies. (For details, see On the Web, In Anthologies, and In Journals.) In October 2006, Ibbetson Street Magazine nominated her poem ‘on yet another birthday’ for a Pushcart prize and several of her poems have won commendation in competitions: The Margaret Reid Poetry Contest for Traditional Verse (2008) and The Tom Howard Poetry Contest (2007). Additionally, Ruth is a featured poet on Poetrykit.org and Poetryvlog.
Ruth has authored 5 books of poetry: Finishing Line Press published her debut book — a chapbook titled Facing Home and Paragon Poetry Press, Inc., published the 4 full-length books: Facing Home and beyond, little but by no means small, Food: Nature vs Nurture and Gone, but Not Easily Forgotten.