Lehr is a prize-winning author, essayist and screenwriter. Her literary thriller, What a Mother Knows (2013), follows Wife Goes On (2008), 66 Laps (2000), and three nonfiction books, including Welcome to Club Mom (1991). Her essays have appeared in the New York Times’ Modern Love column, HuffPost Parents, and anthologies such as Mommy Wars (2007), The Honeymoon's Over (2007), and On Becoming Fearless (2007). She is the screenwriter of the romantic thriller, Heartless, and wrote Club Divorce for Lifetime. Leslie has a B.A. from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, and an M.F.A. from Antioch University. She is a Manuscript Consultant for Truby's Writers Studio, and teaches at the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program.