The Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins plans to write another teen series

As we had informed you previously, Suzanne attended Book Expo America 2013’s Scholastic event where she talked about war, writing for young adults and more. Now USA Today, as part of their coverage of the Expo, have shared this tiny exciting bit of information: Suzanne Collins, author of the best-selling The Hunger Games trilogy, plans to write another teen series but isn’t ready to reveal more. First, … Continue reading The Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins plans to write another teen series

Suzanne Collins attends Book Expo America; talks Year of the Jungle, The Hunger Games and more

The Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins attended the Book Expo America 2013 in New York City yesterday to promote her new autobiographical picture book, Year of the Jungle. The book is based on the year Suzanne’s father served in Vietnam when she was in first grade. At the Scholastic event, Suzanne signed books and talked about the Vietnam war, The Hunger Games and more. Highlights from … Continue reading Suzanne Collins attends Book Expo America; talks Year of the Jungle, The Hunger Games and more

New cover art for Suzanne Collins's pre-Hunger Games series, The Underland Chronicles

Before The Hunger Games, author Suzanne Collins had written a best-selling Middle Grade fantasy series, The Underland Chronicles. A new box-set edition for the books are coming out this summer and Entertainment Weekly released the first look at the cover art this morning. Check them out in the gallery here. Last year, the first book in the series of five, Gregor the Overlander, had broken … Continue reading New cover art for Suzanne Collins's pre-Hunger Games series, The Underland Chronicles

Suzanne Collins announces autobiographical picture book titled Year of the Jungle

The official Scholastic blog posted this morning that Suzanne Collins will be bringing out Year of the Jungle, an autobiographical picture book, in Fall of 2013. Check out the full high resolution cover in the gallery here. The book is based on the year Suzanne’s father served in Vietnam when she was in first grade. Here’s what Suzanne has to say about her new venture: … Continue reading Suzanne Collins announces autobiographical picture book titled Year of the Jungle

Suzanne Collins's literary agent talks The Hunger Games, YA blockbusters and more

At Pop Culture Publishing: Young Adult Megahits, a panel sponsored by NYU Center for Publishing focusing on young adult blockbusters, Suzanne Collins’s literary agent Rosemary Stimola talked about The Hunger Games trilogy, among other things. Excerpts related to The Hunger Games and Suzanne Collins from the panel can be read below: For Stimola, who represents Suzanne Collins, her discovery of The Hunger Games was less serendipitous: Collins … Continue reading Suzanne Collins's literary agent talks The Hunger Games, YA blockbusters and more

Suzanne Collins's involvement in The Hunger Games movie adaptations

Variety’s Youth Impact Report has an article on author Suzanne Collins‘s involvement with adapting The Hunger Games books to screen, hitting the heights of success close to JK Rowling and Stephenie Meyer. While other authors shy away from being much involved in the movie-making process, Suzanne wrote for TV earlier and therefore probably better qualified to handle adaptations than other authors. Nina Jacobson, producer of … Continue reading Suzanne Collins's involvement in The Hunger Games movie adaptations

Suzanne Collins's pre-Hunger Games novel, Gregor the Overlander, ranks #11 on USA Today's Bestsellers list

Gregor the Overlander, the first novel in Suzanne Collins‘s pre-The Hunger Games series Underland Chronicles, has broken into this week’s USA Today Bestsellers List landing on #11. Why the high spot for a book that made the list only once before, back in 2007, at No. 140? Perhaps because Amazon.com on Saturday offered the e-book for a one-day-only price of $1.99, 62% off list price. … Continue reading Suzanne Collins's pre-Hunger Games novel, Gregor the Overlander, ranks #11 on USA Today's Bestsellers list

Suzanne Collins among World's Top Earning Authors

Forbes has released the list of World’s Top Earning Authors, noting that women authors are on the rise. Suzanne Collins finds her place on the list at #9 among the 15 authors. Men still top the list of the world’s highest-earning authors, but this year it’s the women on the list who’ve been making the boldest moves, led by a trio of genre phenoms: Suzanne … Continue reading Suzanne Collins among World's Top Earning Authors

Happy birthday Suzanne Collins!

Today, August 10, is the birthday of the genius behind The Hunger Games trilogy, The Underland Chronicles and some lovely children’s shows like Oswald – Suzanne Collins! Suzanne turns 50 year old today, and all of us at Hunger Games Network wish her the very best of birthdays! She currently lives in Connecticut with her family and a pair of feral kittens they adopted from … Continue reading Happy birthday Suzanne Collins!

'The Hunger Games' trilogy on NPR's Top 100 Teen Books list

National Public Radio released the list of Top 100 Teen Books which was voted for by the public. After over 75000 ballots, Harry Potter series by JK Rowling topped the list (we believe deservedly so too!) and close on its heel is The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. Check out the top ten books from the list: 1. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling … Continue reading 'The Hunger Games' trilogy on NPR's Top 100 Teen Books list