Ruth Niemiec (she/her) is a writer of non-fiction, fiction and poetry in English and Polish.
She received her BA with a major in Professional Writing from Victoria University.
Her latest work has recently appeared in Dumbo Feather (aus), Mamamia (aus), ABC Everyday (aus) Neon Literary Magazine (uk), Coffee People (us), Parliament (us), Rhodora (in) and others.
Ruth was the first place recipient of Brimbank Writers and Readers Festival Microfiction Award for her piece Dumplings in 2022.
She also reads creative non-fiction for literary publications; Catatonic Daughters and Kitchen Table Quarterly.
Growing up her time was divided between Daylesford, a spa town which lies in the foothills of Victoria's Great Dividing Range and Laverton, located in Victoria's Western Suburbs, bordering a blue collar industrial precinct. Her written work draws upon the contrasting elements of both.
Ruth offers readers contemporary works exploring social themes, coming of age, womanhood and modern romance.
She is currently working on a variety of non-fiction and fiction pieces.