Ruth Madievsky

Ruth Madievsky is the author of All-Night Pharmacy (Catapult, 2023) and Emergency Brake (Tavern Books, 2016). The winner of The American Poetry Review’s Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize, she is a founding member of the Cheburashka Collective, a community of women and nonbinary writers whose identity has been shaped by immigration from the Soviet Union to the United States. She works as a primary care and HIV clinical pharmacist, and lives in Los Angeles, California.