ryki zuckerman is the author of the chapbooks body of the work, (Textile Bridge Press, 1984, reissued 2006), and her newly-released the nothing that is, (Benevolent Bird Press, 2015).


Her poems have appeared in Black Mountain College II Review, Slipstream, Swift Kick, Monthly Planet, Lips, Escarpments, Paunch, Pure Light, The Other Herald, Earth’s Daughters, Moondance, poetrysuperhighway.com, The Buffalo News, Artvoice, Brigid’s Fire (an anthology), and as poetry broadsides in Serendipity Arts and Tea Leaves.


She is a long-time co-editor of Earth’s Daughters magazine.


She created and curates three well-known regional reading series: The Gray Hair Readings for Earth’s Daughters, (co-sponsored by Just Buffalo Literary Center and Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center), Wordflight at Red Doors (sponsored by Just Buffalo Literary Center), and the Just Buffalo Literary Cafe.


She lives in Buffalo, New York.

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