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Ruth Marcus

writer, publisher,
graphic designer,
and consultant has
owned two graphic
design businesses,
taught at the Academy
of Art in San Francisco, and is a published
columnist and poet. Her passion to collaborate
with writers is apparent in workshops, writing groups, and self-publishing. From book design through publication, Ruth is professional every
step of the way as your book is published. 
"Ruth Marcus has been my only book and calendar designer for over a decade. Her work ethic, artistic judgment and infinite patience has never disappointed me."
          – Ross Hamilton


"Ruth turned my manuscript and a few random photos into a beautiful edition of Destination Galapagos." – Gwen Moore


"Your love of writing is matched by your compassion for encouraging others.  Thanks for a wonderful writing workshop."

          – Charlie Comstock​