Kate Lehrer is a writer from Washington, DC. She has written four novels, numerous short stories, essays, and book reviews, and is a panelist on the Diane Rehm Book Club on NPR. Lehrer's first novel, Best Intentions, was published in 1987. When They Took Away the Man in the Moon came out in 1993. Out of Eden, which won the Western Heritage Award for Outstanding Novel, was published in 1996.