Ruth Lehrer 


Ruth Lehrer is a writer and sign language interpreter living in western Massachusetts.

Author of the poetry chapbook, TIGER LAUGHS WHEN YOU PUSH, her writing has been published in print and online journals such as Jubilat, Lilith, DecomP, Trivia: Voices of Feminism, and The Blue Hour Magazine. Her novel, BEING FISHKILL, will be published by Candlewick Press in November 2017.

Photo Credit: K. Vorce Photography

Ruth Lehrer’s young adult fiction debut,


There is truth on the page. Hard truth. This book utterly wrecked me. I was stunned by its beauty (both language and story) and I couldn’t put it down. I wouldn’t put it down.
Shannon Parker, author of The Girl Who Fell

“… the year’s most heartwarming, heartbreaking teen novel.”
Entertainment Weekly

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