Ruby is startlingly talented for someone of her age and what makes her writing and performances even more powerful is that she has no idea how good she is. Her use of language and imagery is beautiful and her performance style has progressed leaps and bounds from when I first saw her perform. I’m glad […]

Jess Green, poet, ‘Burning Books’

Ruby is a passionate and talented writer, who inspired the students by showcasing her own excellent work. The resources were tailored to suit a range of abilities and the students were engaged and enthusiastic. They prepared and performed some high quality poems. I would highly recommend Ruby as a poet and teacher to other schools […]

Nina Taylor, lead English teacher, Sir Jonathan North Community College

Ruby’s poetry speaks for a generation of confused, disillusioned but ultimately hopeful women and queers trying to find their place in a messy and troubling world. Her words are inspiring, thought provoking and resonate with our struggles, and her messages are both challenging and empowering. I am excited to see where she goes with her […]

Roo Wilkins, musician and activist, ‘Three Acres and a Cow’

Ruby’s workshop on the history and meanings of folk songs was engaging and insightful. I felt free to contribute to the workshop and was made to think more deeply about songs I’d known for a long time. Finishing with suggestions for new additions to the songbook was a great idea that left everyone feeling upbeat […]

Workshop participant, 2015

Ruby’s poetry speaks to my soul.

Audience member, 2015