Suzanne Collins: Biography

Suzanne Collins

10 aug 1962

Suzanne Collins should be by now a most known name in the adventurous games Clubs. Yes, Suzanne is the famous American novelist who got great fame through her book ‘Hunger Games Trilogy’ which also attracted everyone by its movie adaptation.

Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Suzanne’s family constantly re-located since her father was an army officer who also participated in wars. As a kid, Suzanne heard many thrilling war time stories from her dad. May be her liking for adventure started in this way.

Suzanne Collins was well educated. She graduated in Fine Arts and received a double major degree in drama and tele communications. To add to her qualification list, Suzanne also earned her M.F.A in dramatic writing from the New York University Tisch School of the Arts.

Suzanne started off as a television writer in 1991. She has worked in many television shows. Suzanne was nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award for her contribution towards co-writing ‘Santa Baby!’ Due to her friend’s encouragement, Suzanne started to write her first book ‘The Underland Chronicles’ which turned out to be one of the best selling series.

Suzanne Collins is Amazon’s bestselling author of all time. Amazon has also revealed that 29 of the 100 most highlighted passages in Kindle e-books are written by Suzanne. She has spent most of her life in writing for children’s television.

Suzanne now lives with her husband and two children. She is not very active in social media. She has also given only a minimal number of interviews. Although she is a media shy person, Suzanne was named by Time Magazine as one of the most influential people of 2010 due to the overwhelming success and popularity of ‘Hunger Games’.