Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins
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Born (1962-08-10) August 10, 1962 (age 57)[1]
Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
OccupationTelevision writer, author
EducationIndiana University (BA)
New York University (MFA)
Genre Fantasy, science fiction, children's literature, young adult fiction
Notable works The Hunger Games trilogy
The Underland Chronicles
SpouseCharles Pryor


Suzanne Collins (born August 10, 1962) is an American television writer and author. She is known as the author of The New York Times best-selling series The Underland Chronicles and The Hunger Games trilogy.

Early life

Suzanne Collins was born on August 10, 1962, in Hartford, Connecticut to Jane Brady Collins (born 1932) and Lieutenant Colonel Michael John Collins (1931–2003),[2] a U.S. Air Force officer who served in the Korean War and the Vietnam War, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Bronze Star. She is the youngest of four children, who include Kathryn (born 1957), Andrew (born 1958), and Joan (born 1960). As the daughter of a military officer, she and her family were constantly moving. She spent her childhood in the eastern United States.[3]

Collins graduated from the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham in 1980 as a Theater Arts major.[4] She completed her bachelor of arts degree from Indiana University Bloomington in 1985 with a double major in theater and telecommunications.[5][6][7] In 1989, Collins earned her Master of Fine Arts in dramatic writing from the New York University Tisch School of the Arts.[7]

Other Languages
العربية: سوزان كولنز
asturianu: Suzanne Collins
български: Сюзан Колинс
brezhoneg: Suzanne Collins
Ελληνικά: Σούζαν Κόλινς
español: Suzanne Collins
français: Suzanne Collins
한국어: 수잔 콜린스
Արեւմտահայերէն: Սուզան Քոլինզ
hrvatski: Suzanne Collins
Bahasa Indonesia: Suzanne Collins
íslenska: Suzanne Collins
italiano: Suzanne Collins
Кыргызча: Сүзенн Коллинз
latviešu: Sūzena Kolinsa
Bahasa Melayu: Suzanne Collins
Nederlands: Suzanne Collins
norsk nynorsk: Suzanne Collins
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Suzanne Collins
português: Suzanne Collins
română: Suzanne Collins
Simple English: Suzanne Collins
slovenčina: Suzanne Collinsová
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Suzanne Collins
Türkçe: Suzanne Collins
українська: Сюзанна Коллінз