A Note from Jim Smith: Judy Merril recruited me into the Writers Union about 1985. She made a unique contribution right up until her death in 1997. It's been 18 years, and I decided I was going to do a Fringe Festival one-man show about Judy, just to remember her. Below is the boilerplate, if you...
Ruth Miller was born and grew up in Toronto. After completing her B.A at the University of Toronto, she spent a year in Paris at the Sorbonne. For a while she taught High School French, and then Music and Movement for young children. She returned to OISE to complete her M.ED. She worked for Toronto Public Health for 20 years as a Sexual Health Educator.
Ruth is the author of three picture books for children all in rhyming text. She is currently working on another picture book. Her articles have appeared in the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail as well as in Sexual Health Publications. She has three grown sons, two daughters-in-law and three grandchildren. She and her husband live in Toronto.