Ruby Karp, a sixteen-year-old feminist, comedian, and journalist, has spoken about feminism on Amy Poehler's Smart Girls at the Party and at TEDx. She hosts a monthly stand-up show at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre sand has written for Hello Giggles, Mashable, and other publications. Currently, she's trying to make sense of Calculus at Laguardia High School in NYC..
"Generous, insightful, and funny, Karp is an excellent life coach for contemporary high-school students."--Booklist, -Booklist, (starred review) "Ruby's book was adorable, cute and very relatable." ---Lola Tash and Nicole Argiris, My Therapist Says "Karp's conversational narrative is positive, direct, and embedded with a confidence that will appeal to like-minded youth. A thoughtful blend of encouragement and entertaining personal stories."---Kirkus Reviews "I hate Ruby Karp because at 16 she is more emotionally in touch, grounded, and funnier than I am as a full grown adult."--Paul Scheer, actor and comedian "Ruby is one of the most intelligent, observant, and daring teens I've ever met. Knowing young women like her exist gives me hope for the future."--Sasheer Zamata, actress and comedian "My sixteen-year-old self beamed in retroactive solidarity reading Ruby Karp's hilarious and insightful Earth Hates Me."--Natasha Lyonne, actress "This book is filled with juicy young person wisdom."--Amy Poehler