A woman and all the beaches of the world. Illustration by Rolando Estévez


Book Society





E Train Talks Podcast


Ruth interviews Richard Blanco


Interview, at Sephardic Horizons


Radio interview, on Pepita & more


Pepita Meets Bebita, Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb


Never The Empty Nest Podcast s5, ep. 1 – Ruth Behar: Pepita Meets Bebita


Writing Life (no. 21): An interview with Ruth Behar


Redefining the Writing Workshop


Coming Up Cuban: An Evening with Sonia Manzano and Ruth Behar


Chalk and Ink: The Podcast for Teachers Who Write and Writers Who Teach


Reading With Your Kids – Tia Fortuna’s New Home!

[Interview] on E Train Talks

My Interview With Ruth Behar, An Award-Winning Middle-Grade Author & Anthropologist!

[Interview] Book Q&As with Reeva Dani

When We Tell Stories, We Know What Happened
Anthropologist Ruth Behar discusses writing across genres, making ideas accessible, and a new children’s book

[Interview] Jewish in The Americas

Dr. Santiago Slabodsky moderates a conversation between writers Dr. Marjorie Agosín and Dr. Ruth Behar on their diasporic experiences in the U.S., Chile, and Cuba

[Interview] Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb

Q & A for Tía Fortuna’s New Home

[Interview] Reading With Your Kids Podcast Interview With Ruth Behar

Reading With Your Kids Podcast

[Interview] Guardianas de la Memoria/Keepers of Memory

Joy and Conversation Podcast

[Interview] Cuba and the Jews

The Book of Life

[Interview] Ruth Behar: “Lucky Broken Girl”…Living her Dreams.

Michigan News

[Interview] Ruth Behar is the author of Letters from Cuba, a new middle grade novel for kids.

Debra Kalb Books

[Interview] Ruth Behar’s Young Adult Novel Highlights Cuban Jewish Immigration


[Interview] To Cuba, With Gratitude: Local Author Recalls the Island as a Haven for Jews in New Book

Jewish News

[Interview] Ruth Behar on How Being a Lucky Broken Girl Made Her a Best-Selling Author

Apple Podcasts

[Interview] Ruth Behar on How Being a Lucky Broken Girl Made Her a Best-Selling Author

Literary Hub

[Interview] Maria Ramos-Chertok Interviews Ruth Behar, author of Letters from Cuba

Maria Ramos-Chertok

[Interview] Ruth Behar, Self-Made Anthropologist, Writer & Professor

The Adelante Movement

[Interview] Writer Spotlight: Ruth Behar Finds Herself


[Interview] Guest Post: Jennifer Jacobson – An Interview with Ruth Behar

Highlights Foundation

[Interview] Pathways to Tolerance and Empathy: A Conversation with Ruth Behar

Sound Potential

Ruth Behar On Diverse Middle Grade Historical Fiction

School Library Journal

[Interview] Ruth Behar: Finding Wholeness in the Age of Multicultural Childhoods


Ruth Behar on Being Broken and Finding Strength


Happy Saturday: Chillin’ With Ruth Behar

Chillin’ With Ruth Behar

Michigan Radio Interview

Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb

The Chronicle of Higher Education


La Bloga

Putting Yourself Together

Latino USA

Michigan Radio

Los Angeles Review of Books

Sapiens: Anthropology/Everything Human

For more interviews with Ruth, please visit her academic site.