Ingrid Ruthig is a writer, editor, visual artist, and architect. Her work has appeared across Canada and internationally, in The Malahat Review, Descant, Textbase, Magma, numerous other journals and anthologies. Her poetry won a Petra Kenney award and the Eden Mills Writers' Festival literary competition. Recent projects include a collection of her poems, an ms & artwork entitled Slipstream, the book Richard Outram - Essays on His Work (Guernica, 2010), as well as a mixed-media series based on the manuscript from which the following fragments of text are selected. She lives with her family near Toronto, where she is currently making a kaleidoscopic mess in her diningroom studio.
from "Chest Bomb Dialogues and Fragments of the Missing"