Lisa Scottoline is the New York Times bestselling author and Edgar award-winning author of 24 novels, including her latest work, CORRUPTED. 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, along with many other never-before-published stories, have been collected in six books, including their most recent, DOES THIS BEACH MAKE ME LOOK FAT?, and earlier collections, HAVE A NICE GUILT TRIP; MEET ME AT EMOTIONAL BAGGAGE CLAIM; BEST FRIENDS, OCCASIONAL ENEMIES; MY NEST ISN'T EMPTY, IT JUST HAS MORE CLOSET SPACE; and WHY MY THIRD HUSBAND WILL BE A DOG, which has been optioned for TV.
Lisa reviews popular fiction and nonfiction, and her reviews have appeared in New York Times, The Washington Post and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Lisa has served as President of Mystery Writers of America and has taught a course she developed, "Justice and Fiction" at The University of Pennsylvania Law School, her alma mater. Lisa is a regular and much sought after speaker at library and corporate events. Lisa has over 30 million copies of her books in print and is published in over 35 countries.
She lives in the Philadelphia area with an array of disobedient pets, and she wouldn't have it any other way.