Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth Ruth was named one of ten Canadian women writers you need to read by the CBC. She teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto. Elizabeth’s first novel, Ten Good Seconds of Silence, was a finalist for the Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, Amazon.ca/First Novel Award, and City of Toronto Book Award. Smoke, her second novel, was chosen for the One Book, One Community program. Her third was long-listed for Canada Reads. She lives in Toronto.

Books by Elizabeth Ruth

Semi-Detached is a love story that spans time and crosses classes to explore the meaning of home. Set during two paralyzing ice storms (one in 1944 and one in 2013) that are connected by a murder, a house, and the real estate agent who pieces the puzzle together.