Lisa Scottoline is The New York Times bestselling author of 27 novels, including her latest work, DAMAGED. She also writes a weekly column with her daughter, Francesca Serritella, for the Philadelphia Inquirer titled “Chick Wit” which is a witty and fun take on life from a woman’s perspective. These stories have been collected in a New York Times bestselling series of humorous memoirs. Lisa has over 30 million copies of her books in print and is published in over 35 countries. She also reviews popular fiction and non-fiction and her reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Philadelphia Inquirer. She has served as President of the Mystery Writers of America and she has taught a course she developed, “Justice and Fiction” at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, her alma mater.
Lisa’s work has been recognized by various organizations across the country. Her novel LOOK AGAIN was named “One of the Best Novels of the Year” by the Washington Post and one of the best books in the world as part of World Book Night 2013. She is a recipient of the Edgar Award, the Mystery Writer’s of America most prestigious honor; the Fun, Fearless, Fiction Award by Cosmopolitan magazine and named a PW Innovator by Publisher’s Weekly. Additionally, she has been honored with a Distinguished Author Award from Scranton University, and a “Paving the Way” award from the University of Pennsylvania, Women in Business.
Lisa resides in a Pennsylvania farmhouse with her beloved animals, including a collection of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, a Corgi, two cats, chickens and horses.