Saturday, August 14, 2010

Saturday Spotlight

Today's author is Suzanne Collins.

She was born in 1963 in Connecticut. She is the daughter of an Air Force officer. She earned her MFA from NYU. She began her career as a children's television writer for Nickelodeon. She later wrote a best selling children's book series called The Underland Chronicles.

In 2008, she released her first book of a new trilogy, The Hunger Games. The second in the series, Catching Fire, followed in 2009. The third book in the trilogy is due out this month: Mockingjay.

She was voted one of the most influential people of 2010 by Time magazine.

Have you read any of her books?

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