Ruth & President

New Projects

People of Yellowstone

Published on April 1, 2017, a collaboration with photographer, Steve Horan, describing people who have been an integral part of preserving and maintaining the park. Now available from Elm Grove Press.



Essays & Non-Fiction

My Buddy’s Hat, PersimmonTree On-line Journal, Winter 2013
[Read Essay Here]

Sam’s Way, The Gettysburg Review, Spring, 2012.

Try to Remember, Bennington Review, Bennington College, VT, January 2011.

Don’t Think Twice, A thesis presented in fulfillment of Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Bennington College, 2011.

Don’t Be Afraid of Public Speaking, Grace Magazine On-line, The Day Publishing Co, New London, CT, July 21, 2010.

Writing the Autobiographical Play. In: Newsletter for the Center for the Study of the Effects of War, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, 1999.

Plays & Performances

The Secret Life of Louisa May Alcott: A Play in One-Act, The Day Publishing Company, New London, CT 2006.
[Available for purchase on Amazon]

The Letter. Produced at Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Local Playwrights Festival, 1998 (unpublished)

Commissioned Work

Voice and Words: Women Writers of the 19th and 20th Century. Commissioned for the Bronxville Women’s Club Commemoration of Women’s History Month, Bronxville, New York, 2005.

Edward and Marian MacDowell: Partners in the Arts, 1908 – 2008. Commissioned for The Tarrytown Music Theater 100th anniversary celebration of the MacDowell Art Colony, Tarrytown, New York, 2008.

Nutrition Related

Nutrition and Stress, T.A.P.S. Magazine, 2013

Obesity. In: Queen P, Lang CE, eds. Pediatric Nutrition Reference Manual. Aspen Publishers, 1992.

The Role of Family Factors in Pediatric Weight Control Programs. (with Goldman J.) In: Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the American Dietetics Association, Dallas, Texas, 1991.

Differential Success in a Pediatric Weight Control Program. (with Goldman J., Heaman D., and Wharton R.) In: Johnson JH, Johnson SB, eds, Advances in Child Health Psychology. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, 1991.

The Assessment of Childhood Obesity. (with Goldman J.) In: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, York, England, 1990.

Obesity.(with Wharton R.) In: Jellinek MS, Herzog DB, eds. Psychiatric Aspects of General Hospital Pediatrics. Year Book Medical Publishers, Inc, Littleton, Massachusetts, 1990.

Correlates of Success in the Treatment of Childhood Obesity. University Microfilm International, Col. 50-02B, Michigan, 1989.

Measuring Family Systems Outcomes: A Follow-up Study. (with Walker DK) Newsletter of the Too-Early-Childbearing Networks of Programs funded by The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.1988; 14-5.

Measuring Family Systems Outcomes.(with Walker DK) In: Weiss HB, Jacobs F, eds. Evaluating Family Programs. Aldine Publishing Company, New York, 1988.

Using Videotape: Research, Clinical and Educational Applications. (with Goldman J.) In: Abstracts of the American Dietetics Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1985.

Family Assessment and Childhood Obesity. In: Abstracts of the Society for Nutrition Education Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, 1985.

A Family Systems Perspective on Childhood Obesity. In: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopsychiatric Association, Toronto, Canada, 1984.

Design for health: Fitness and Nutrition Curriculum. (with co-editors; Brennan P., Madama J., and Wintle C.) Somerville Massachusetts Public Schools: Project Outside/Inside, 1979.

Food for the Health of It. (with co-editors; Wintle C., Hackman S., Hale D., and Winston R.) Somerville Massachusetts Public Schools: Project Outside/Inside, 1979.

Rate Your Plate. Television Screenplay. Somerville Cable Television, Project Outside/Inside. Somerville, Massachusetts, 1976.

Food. In: Boston Food Cooperative Collective, eds. The food co-op handbook. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975.