In-person Event: An Evening with Sarah Ruhl

Join us for an in-person reading, audience Q&A, and book-signing with Sarah Ruhl in honor of her two recent releases, Love Poems in Quarantine and Smile: The Story of a Face.

Please note: all in-person events held at Women & Children First require masks and proof of vaccination.


Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The event will begin at 7 p.m.

Sarah Ruhl is a playwright, poet, essayist, and professor. She has been a two-time Pulitzer prize finalist, a Tony award nominee and the recipient of the MacArthur “genius” award. Her book 100 Essays I Don’t Have Time to Write was a Times Notable Book of the Year. Her book Letters from Max, co-authored with Max Ritvo and published by Milkweed Editions, was on the New Yorker’s Best Poetry of the Year list. Her plays have been produced on and off Broadway, around the country, and internationally, where they’ve been translated into over fifteen languages. She has received the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award and a PEN award for mid-career playwrights. She teaches at the Yale School of Drama, and she lives in Brooklyn with her family.

Event date: 
Sunday, June 26, 2022 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark St.
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640
Love Poems in Quarantine Cover Image
ISBN: 9781556596308
Availability: On our shelves recently
Published: Copper Canyon Press - May 31st, 2022

Smile: The Story of a Face Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982150945
Availability: On our shelves recently
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 5th, 2021