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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 patient and 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​