Coming Events!

September 14 – 16, 2023

Ruth, receiving the Benjamin Franklin Award for nonfiction from the Independent Book Publishers Association.

Panel discussion: “How to research, write, and publish an award-winning book” with Ruth W. Crocker, Lisa Hall Brownell and Annette Grunseth.

This workshop will be featured during the annual meeting of the Military Writers Society of America to be held in New London, Connecticut. Visit their website for more information and to register for the conference.

July 17 – 21, 2023

Cape Cod National Seashore at Truro

Relax, enjoy, and WRITE!

Join me at Castle Hill Center for the Arts on beautiful Cape Cod, MA for an intensive weeklong writing workshop. Each day begins with a three-hour class, 9 AM – 12 PM. I will be available after class for private meetings about your works in progress.

The art center has beautiful accommodations in a lovely farm setting close to the ocean. Visit the website to register. 

April 26, 2022, 6pm EST

Bank Square Books, Mystic, CT

Ruth W. Crocker will moderate a discussion with historical fiction author, Lisa Hall Brownell for the launch of, “Gallows Road.”

(this is an in-person event at the bookstore. Please contact Bank Square Books for more details)

March 28, 2022, 7pm EST

Interview with Veterans Breakfast Club of Pittsburgh

Have you ever wondered how authors find publishers. Tune in to this exciting interview with author Annette Grunseth and author/publisher Ruth W. Crocker as they present their experiences during the Vietnam War on the eve of National Vietnam Veterans Day. 

VBC Happy Hour with Annette Grunseth and Ruth Crocker
Monday, March 28 at 7:00pm ET
Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 640 261 8738 (no password)

This event can also be viewed on FaceBook and UTube

February 10, 2022

Wreaths Across America

Radio Interview 

March 31, 2021, 6:00 – 7:00PM, Wednesday

Local Author Talk: Those Who Remain: Remembrance and Reunion After War

Virtual presentation for clients of Johnson Brunetti Investment Co. on the art and craft of memoir.

September 2, 2020, 6:00 – 7:00PM, Wednesday

Local Author Talk: Those Who Remain: Remembrance and Reunion After War. Ruth will join us via Zoom to discuss her book and the process of memoir writing.

Virtual presentation via The Mystic and Noank Library. Online registration is required. Visit:

March 10, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00pm

The Life and Times of Louisa May Alcott

An Illustrated Lecture

Avon Free Public Library

Avon, CT