Susan Wiggs is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 40 novels, most recently Map Of The Heart. Her books have been translated into more than 30 languages and have received numerous awards.
Her life on Bainbridge Island is all about family, friends and fiction. She lives at the water’s edge, and in good weather, she commutes to her writers’ group in a boat. She’s been featured in the national media, including NPR and USA Today, has given programs for the U.S. Embassies in Buenos Aires and Montevideo, and is a popular speaker locally, nationally, internationally, and on the high seas.
Her recent novel, The Apple Orchard, is being made into a film.
From the very start, her writings have illuminated the everyday dramas of ordinary people. Her books celebrate the power of love, the timeless bonds of family and the fascinating nuances of human nature. According to Publishers Weekly, Wiggs writes with “refreshingly honest emotion,” and the Salem Statesman Journal adds that she is “one of our best observers of stories of the heart [who] knows how to capture emotion on virtually every page of every book.” Booklist characterizes her books as “real and true and unforgettable.”
Her novels have appeared in the #1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List, and have captured readers’ hearts around the globe. She is a three-time winner of the RITA Award, the highest honor given for a work of romantic fiction.
The author is a former teacher, a Harvard graduate, an avid hiker, an amateur photographer, a good skier and terrible golfer, yet her favorite form of exercise is curling up with a good book.
For more about Susan and her books, go to http://www.susanwiggs.com/