Sarah A. Ruiz is the first person to ever tell a story at Testify. Originally from McAllen, Texas, she has called Austin home for 16 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from Harvard University, a master’s degree in Information Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, and a husband who is a native Austinite. Her first young adult book, Choose Your Weapon — written under the name Sarah Rodriguez Pratt — has been described as “The Lord of the Rings meets The Breakfast Club” and was one of Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of the Year in 2013. Choose Your Weapon and its sequel, Plan Your Attack, are both available at BookPeople and Amazon, and her third book is due out VERY SOON, SHE PROMISES. You can follow her on Twitter at @QuailSchool.
Sarah will share her story Cause for Alarm.