About: Ruth Knafo Setton

Ruth Knafo Setton Ruth Knafo Setton loves to explore the “immigrant stew of America – the ethnic spices, stories, and songs we share as a culture” in her work. At age nine, Setton wrote in her diary: “I want to be a writer when I grow up.” Setton has published stories, essays, and poems in newspapers, journals, and anthologies including The Jerusalem Post, The Literary Traveler, and the North American Review. And she’s published a novel The Road to Fez (Counterpoint Press, 2001).”I tell at least one story a day,” says Setton,“even if no one else is around.”

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Magic Circle
The Magic Circle

First runner-up in the 2016 Great American Fiction Contest: On a fall night in 1963, a young immigrant struggles to support his family and hold More