Ruth Marie Oakes Watson

Ruth Marie Oakes Watson is a singer/songwriter, novelist, and seeker of the light. After obtaining a BA in English with a minor in Philosophy from Messiah College and traveling through England, Europe, and the United States, she moved to her husband’s home state of California. These days, when she isn’t busy writing, she works full-time in the Training Office at the Department of Water Resources, where she develops, coordinates, and teaches writing and communications classes. She co-authored the upcoming book OneWay: The Oracle with Robin McClellan. Some of her music recordings—of both original songs and covers—can be found here:

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