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Hunger Games Author Suzanne Collins Included on Forbes’ World’s Top-Earning Authors List

By |August 12th, 2012|

With $20 million earnings, Suzanne Collins made it to Forbes’ list of  the World’s Top-Earning Authors.

The odds are ever in Collins’s favor, with royalties from the blockbuster “Hunger Games” movie swelling her earnings and two more films still in the pipeline.

*It’s actually three more films because the last book, Mockingjay will be split into into […]

Happy Birthday to The Hunger Games Author Suzanne Collins!

By |August 10th, 2012|

Happy birthday to the brilliant author of The Hunger Games Trilogy and The Underland Chronicles! Suzanne Collins was born on August 10, 1962 in Hartford, Connecticut.
We can’t thank you enough for creating the series that changed our lives!
– from the admins of HungerGamesTrilogy.net

Hunger Games Author Suzanne Collins Included on Forbes’ 10 Rising Stars To Watch

By |May 20th, 2012|

According to Forbes.com, Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins has a good chance of making next year’s list of Forbes’ Celebrity 100.

There are more than 36 million copies of her Hunger Games trilogy in print and the film based on the first book has earned $620 million at the global box office. Collins will get a tiny slice […]

Hunger Games Author Suzanne Collins Named One of The ‘Most Powerful Moms’ of 2012

By |May 13th, 2012|

WorkingMother.com named Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins this year’s one of the Most Powerful Moms.

Suzanne Collins

Most Powerful Mom: Children’s Literature Star
Author
Children: Son, 17, Daughter, 12
Suzanne Collins seems ubiquitous these days, with the kid-lit mantle proverbially passed to her by J.K. Rowling. Her bestselling book series, The Hunger Games trilogy, is still breaking records; and now there’s a blockbuster movie inspired by the first book—with more to come. Collins began her career working for children’s television, ultimately becoming the head writer for the PBS show Clifford’s Puppy Days. She also wrote children’s books including The Underland Chronicles and When Charlie McButton Lost Power. Continue reading “Hunger Games Author Suzanne Collins Named One of The ‘Most Powerful Moms’ of 2012” »

Meet Hunger Games Author Suzanne Collins

By |April 28th, 2012|

Suzanne Collins is featured on The Guardian. Read more about The Hunger Games author below:

There are many bestselling children’s authors but only rarely do any come along who break through into the universal cultural consciousness. CS Lewis did it, as did Roald Dahl and JK Rowling. Now along comes Suzanne Collins, a 49-year-old from Connecticut, in the US, with The Hunger Games trilogy. Continue reading “Meet Hunger Games Author Suzanne Collins” »

Video: Meet the Woman Who Created ‘The Hunger Games’

By |March 24th, 2012|

So, how did Suzanne Collins came up with the idea of ‘The Hunger Games?’

“I was flipping through images of reality television, there were these young people competing for a million dollars … and I saw images of the Iraq War,” Collins said in a video from her publisher, Scholastic. “Two things began to sort […]

Suzanne Collins is Happy With How The Hunger Games Film Turned Out

By |March 1st, 2012|

Breaking news! A message from Suzanne Collins…

Dear Readers,

I’ve just had the opportunity to see the finished film of The Hunger Games. I’m really happy with how it turned out. I feel like the book and the film are individual yet complementary pieces that enhance one another. The film opens up the world beyond Katniss’ […]

Suzanne Collins Book Tour – Lake Forest Park, WA

By |July 24th, 2010|

What: Suzanne Collins Book Tour – Mockingjay

When: November 6, 2010, 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Where: Third Place Books

17171 Bothell Way NE

Lake Forest Park, WA 98155

Contact: 206-366-3333

Website: http://www.thirdplacebooks.com