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Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons


Lili Reinhart

St. Martin's Griffin


The debut collection of poetry from Lili Reinhart, the actress and outspoken advocate for mental health awareness and body positivity.

Swimming Lessons explores the euphoric beginnings of young love, battling anxiety and depression in the face of fame, and the inevitable heartbreak that stems from passion. Relatable yet deeply intimate, provocative yet comforting, bite-sized yet profound, Lili's poems reflect her trademark honesty and unique perspective. Accompanied by striking and evocative illustrations, Swimming Lessons reveals the depths of female experience, and is the work of a storyteller who is coming into her own.

Praise for Swimming Lessons

"Reinhart is committed to authenticity...and candid about her battles with anxiety and depression.”—Harpers Bazaar

"There's a reason her fans feel they know her. She's been outspoken on various platforms about deeply personal topics." —Glamour

"Reinhart is a force to be reckoned with." —Who What Wear

"She's a breath of fresh air. Navigating her way through fame her own way, not for a second trying to be anyone she's not, and showing every one of her millions of fans that it's OK to be who you are. In fact, it's the only way." —ASOS

"Reinhart is committed to offering an honest picture of her world rather than crafting a sanitized facade." —Flaunt


Lili Reinhart

LILI REINHART is an actress and advocate for mental health awareness. Swimming Lessons is her first collection of poetry.

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James Wright

Meet the Author

September 29-30, 2020

Join Riverdale actress and mental health advocate Lili Reinhart for a virtual discussion of her debut poetry collection, Swimming Lessons.


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