for blog 2014   Author, Ruth J. Burroughs, has been writing science fiction since elementary school after reading Dodie Smith’s, The Starlight Barking, the sequel to the more famous spotted dog story.

After reading poetry in Albany New York’s summer open mike events Ruth was invited to read her science fiction at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s WRPI 91.5.  She received an Honorable Mention at Speculation’s Rumor Mill for her micro story, Zombie Bouillabaisse, which was later published on Macabre Cadaver Magazine as a reprint. It is now available to read here:

Snow White and the Seven Neanderthals previously published on Alienskin magazine is now available to read here for free:


Coming soon from Gypsy Shadow Publishing: Jack Cluewitt and the Imbrium Basin Murders, a science fiction novel; also coming soon from GSP, The Liminal Key, a dark fantasy romance, by Ruth J. Burroughs.

Her first published science fiction e-novel, Myth of the Malthians, from Gypsy Shadow Publishing, is available at Barnes and Noble online, amazon.com and here:




Thinkbot, coming soon, from


a science fiction story by, Ruth J. Burroughs:

When science fiction author, Jeanie McAllister, steps across a quantum time bridge at her local science fiction convention with her forgetful seventy-seven year old mom, and her one year old nephew she finds a cure for everything.

Ruth is an award winning artist and lives near Ithaca New York with her dog Grizzly.



Curriculum Vitae

Bachelor of Science in Studio Art

Studio Art: Painting, sculpture, mixed media, 3-d design, photography

Gallery Assistant

Sculpture Assistant

Vice President of the Student Art League

College of Saint Rose

Albany New York


Cum Laude

Miami Dade Community College 1981-83

Studied Fine Arts and Italian  in Castellina in Chianti, Italy.

Studied journalism and worked on the schoool newspaper.

Served as senator in student congress.

Ruth J. Burroughs


1985 Juried Undergraduate Show College of Saint Rose

1986 Photographic Exhibition College of Saint Rose

1986 Juried Undergraduate Show College of Saint Rose

1986 Eighth Annual Photo Regional at Center Galleries Juried Exhibition

CDPC Albany with Rensselaer County Counsel for the Arts

1987 Juried Undergraduate Show College of Saint Rose

Painting, Metal Sculpture, B&W Photo

1987 Ninth Annual Photo Regional at RCCA Troy NY with Center Galleries

B & W Photos Cash Award

1988 Tenth Annual Photo Regional at Center Galleries Albany NY

B & W Photos Cash Award

1989 Aperture ’89 at Artists Association Winston-Salem North Carolina

National Exhibition

1989 Regional Photographic Invitational Exhibition at Center Galleries Albany NY

1990 Twelfth Annual Photo Regional at Center Galleries Albany NY


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