Chicago Humanities Festival with David Mitchell

Riva engages in fascinating conversation with David Mitchell

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Interview

Riva speaks to SAIC about her art, stigmatized identities, and the challenge of writing a memoir.

Pure Wow Gift List for Men

Golem Girl listed as Pure Wow's number 33 of 75 Best Gifts for Men

One World Ideas x Action: Art as Resistance

Riva in conversation with artist Molly Crabapple, moderated by publisher Christopher Jackson.

Golem Girl named CHIRBy Award Finalist

Chicago Review of Books has named Golem Girl as a finalist for the CHIRBy Award in the category of Nonfiction.

NYT: Disability Futures Initiative Announced

Riva is honored to be among the winners of the first Disability Futures initiative, a new fellowship established by the Ford Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support disabled artists.

Lit Hub

Lit Hub's The Hub announces Disability Futures Fellows

Open Book with Scott Simon

Riva visits with NPR's Scott Simon and family on Open Book.

NPR Weekend Edition Interview

Scott Simon speaks to Riva about her new book, which recounts a life growing up with spina bifida.

Amazon Book Review

Golem Girl named one of Amazon's Best Books of October

Lambda Literary

Golem Girl named October's Most Anticipated LGBTQ Books

Curatorial Talks: Riva Lehrer and Terry R. Myers

Riva in conversation with Los Angeles-based writer and independent curator Terry R. Myers .

Kirkus Book Review: Golem Girl

Kirkus declares Golem Girl, "An extraordinary memoir suffused with generosity, consistent insight, and striking artwork."

Publisher Press Release: Golem Girl

Golem Girl was published by the One World imprint of Penguin/Random House. Christopher Jackson, publisher and senior editor, has established One World as a powerful home for literary social justice. Authors include Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ibram X Kendi, and Mira Jacob.

Mention: Code of the Freaks

Shout out from the folks at Code of the Freaks

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