More About the Author
Leslie Lehr is a prize-winning author, essayist and screenwriter. Her books include the literary thriller, "What A Mother Knows", the book club favorite "Wife Goes On" - and the free bonus book, "Wife Goes On: Book of Laughs", and her debut novel, "66 Laps", winner of the Pirates Alley Faulkner Society Gold Medal. Lehr also wrote the screenplay for the romantic thriller, Heartless. Her writing career began with the humorous nonfiction books, "Welcome to Club Mom", "The Happy Helpful Grandma Guide", and "Wendy Bellissimo: Nesting", as featured on Oprah.
Her popular essays include the New York Times Modern Love column "How I Got to Here," from Mommy Wars, "I Hate Everybody" lauded on the Today Show, "Parenting Paranoia," excerpted in Arianna Huffington's On Becoming Fearless, and "Welcome to the Club" in The Honeymoon's Over.
Lehr is the Novel Consultant for the world renowned Truby's Writers Studio and speaks at literary and film conferences around the country. She is a member of PEN, The Authors Guild, WGA, Women In Film, and The Women's Leadership Council of L.A. She is a contributor to the Tarcher/Penguin Series "Now Write" and taught for many years in the Writer's Program at UCLA Extension. Lehr earned a B.A. from the USC School of Cinematic Arts and an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University. Lehr lives in Southern California, where she continues to explore the dark and light sides of contemporary women.
You can sample her writing advice and her latest novel in the brand new anthology, "One More Page", a free Sampler of 17 Successful Authors.
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