Suzanne Collins Bio, Age, Husband, Children, Books, The Hunger Games and Facts

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Suzanne Collins Biography

Suzanne Collins is an American television writer and novelist and author. She is best known as the author of the New York Times best-selling series The Underland Chronicles and The Hunger Games trilogy.

Suzanne Collins Age

Collin was born on August 10, 1962, in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.

Suzanne Collins Height and Weight

Collins height is 5 feet 7 inches(1.75 m or 175 cm) tall and the body weight of 80 kg.

Suzanne Collins Career

Collins started her career in 1991 as a biographer for children’s television shows. She formed on several shows for Nickelodeon, including Clarissa Explains It All, The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, Little Bear, and Oswald. She did not address the children’s book Little Bear, which is sometimes mistaken as her own book.

Collins was as well the arch biographer for Scholastic Entertainment’s Clifford’s Puppy Days. Collins accustomed a Writers Guild of America choice in action for co-writing the alarmingly acclaimed Christmas special, Santa, Baby! After affair children’s columnist James Proimos while alive on the Kids’ WB appearance Generation O!, Collins acquainted aggressive to address children’s books herself.

Her afflatus for Gregor the Overlander, the aboriginal book of The New York Times acknowledged alternation The Underland Chronicles, came from Alice in Wonderland, if she was cerebration about how one was added acceptable to abatement down a manhole than an aerial hole, and would acquisition something added than a tea party.

She wrote the 5 books of the Underland Chronicles: Gregor the Overlander, Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods, Gregor and the Marks of Secret, and Gregor and the Code of Claw Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane, between 2003 and 2007. During that time, Collins wrote a balladry account book, If Charlie McButton Lost Power (2005), illustrated by Mike Lester.

In September 2008, Scholastic Press appear The Hunger Games, the aboriginal book of a leash by Collins. The Hunger Games was partly aggressive by the Greek allegory of Theseus and the Minotaur. Another afflatus was her father’s career in the Air Force, which gave her acumen to poverty, starvation, and the furnishings of war. The trilogy’s additional book, Catching Fire, appeared in September 2009, and its third book, Mockingjay, appeared on August 24, 2010.

Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games

“The Hunger Games” is a 2008 novel written in the voice of 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen by Suzanne Collins. The novel is about a character “Everdeen” who lives in the future, post-apocalyptic nation of Panem in North America.

Within 14 months, 1.5 actor copies of the aboriginal two Hunger Games books were printed in North America alone. The Hunger Games was on The New York Times Best Seller account for added than 60 weeks in a row. Lions Gate Entertainment acquired common administration rights to a blur adjustment of The Hunger Games, produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force assembly company.

Collins acclimatized the atypical for blur herself. Directed by Gary Ross, filming began in backward bounce 2011, with Jennifer Lawrence assuming the capital appearance Katniss Everdeen. The consecutive two novels were acclimatized into films as well, with the closing book breach into two accurate installments, for an absolute of four films apery the three books.

As an aftereffect of the acceptance of The Hunger Games books, Collins was called one of Time magazine’s a lot of affecting humans of 2010. In March 2012, Amazon appears that she had become the acknowledged Kindle columnist of all time. Amazon as well appears that Collins had accounting 29 of the 100 a lot of accent passages in Kindle ebooks—and on an abstracted Amazon account of afresh accent passages, she had accounting 17 of the top 20.
Suzanne Collins Education

Collins enrolled andlater graduated from the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham in 1980 majoring in Theater Arts. She as well attended and completed her bachelor of arts degree from Indiana University in 1985 with a double major in theater and telecommunications. She joined the New York University Tisch School of the Arts in 1989 where she received M.F.A. in dramatic writing.

Suzanne Collins Family

Collins was born to Jane Brady Collins (born 1932) and Lt. Col. Michael John Collins who was born in 1931 and died in 2003. Her father John was an officer of U.S. Air Force who served in the Korean War and the Vietnam War where he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Bronze Star. Collins was born youngest of four children including; Kathryn (born 1957), Andrew (born 1958), and Joan (born 1960).

Suzanne Collins Husband

Collins married Charles Pryor back in 1992, but later separated in 2015. Collins and former husband Charles Pryor have two children; Charlie and Isabella.

Suzanne Collins Net Worth

Collins has an estimated net worth of $80 million

Suzanne Collins Education

Collins jooined Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham in 1980 majoring in Theater Arts, bachelor of arts degree from Indiana University in 1985 with a double major in theater and telecommunications and New York University Tisch School of the Arts in 1989 where she received M.F.A. in dramatic writing.

Suzanne Collins Writing Style

Collins’s writing style has a very surreal feeling as if anything could happen at any time. She uses her own profusely descriptive and vivid style of imagery. Specifically, within the Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins uses descriptive imagery in many instances.

Suzanne Collins Quotes

  • Director Gary Ross has created an adaptation that is faithful in both narrative and theme, but he’s also brought a rich and powerful vision of Panem, its brutality and excesses, to the film as well. His world building’s fantastic, whether it be the Seam or the Capitol.
  • It’s amazing to see things that are suggested in the book fully developed and so brilliantly realized through the artistry of the designers.
  • I’m not a very fancy person. I’ve been a writer for a long time, and right now ‘The Hunger Games’ is getting a lot of focus. It’ll pass. The focus will be on something else. It’ll shift. It always does. And that seems just fine.
  • The cast, led by the extraordinary Jennifer Lawrence, is absolutely wonderful across the board. It’s such a pleasure to see how they’ve embodied the characters and brought them to life.
  • The film opens up the world beyond Katniss’ point of view, allowing the audience access to the happenings of places like the Hunger Games control room and President Snow’s rose garden, thereby adding a new dimension to the story.
  • I don’t write about adolescence. I write about the war. For adolescents.
    If your parent is deployed and you are that young, you spend the whole time wondering where they are and waiting for them to come home. As time passes and the absence is
  • longer and longer, you become more and more concerned – but you don’t really have the words to express your concern. There’s only this continued absence.
  • Telling a story in a futuristic world gives you this freedom to explore things that bother you in contemporary times.
  • I think people respond to dystopian stories because they’re ways of acting out anxieties that we have and fears that we have about the future. So much media’s coming at you over the Internet, your brain gets overloaded. You don’t know what to do with it. And one thing you can do with it is read a story.

Suzanne Collins Books

  • The Underland Chronicles
  • Gregor the Overlander (2003)
  • Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane (2004)
  • Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods (2005)
  • Gregor and the Marks of Secret (2006)
  • Gregor and the Code of Claw (2007)
  • Fire Proof: Shelby Woo #11 (1999)
  • When Charlie McButton Lost Power (2005)
  • Year of the Jungle (2013)

Suzanne Collins New Books

  • The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes – 2020
  • Hunger Games Trilogy 1: The Hunger Games: Anniversary Edition – 2019
  • Catching Fire:Special Edition –
  • Mockingjay: Special Edition –
  • Mockingjay – Classic De-specced Special Sales Exclusive – 2018

Suzanne Collins Movies

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 2015
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 2014
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – 2013
  • The Hunger Games – 2012
  • Ticket Out –

Suzanne Collins Awards

  • 2011 – California Young Reader Medal
    Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of the Year: Children’s Fiction
    An American Library Association Top 10 Best Books For Young Adult Selection
    An ALA Notable Children’s Book
  • 2008 CYBIL Award – Fantasy and Science Fiction
    KIRKUS Best Young Adult Book of 2008
    A Horn Book Fanfare
    School Library Journal Best Books of 2008
    A Book List Editor’s Choice, 2008
    NY Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
  • 2004 NAIBA Children’s Novel Award
  • 2006 ALSC Notable Children’s Recording (audio version)
  • 2016 Authors Guild Award for Distinguished Service to the
    Literary Community (first time awarded to an author of young adult fiction)

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