Lisa Lutz Biography
Lisa Lutz is the New York Times bestselling author of The Spellman Files, Curse of the Spellmans, Revenge of the Spellmans, The Spellmans Strike Again, Trail of the Spellmans, The Last Word, Heads you Lose (with David Hayward), and the children's book, How to Negotiate Everything (illustrated by Jaime Temairik). Lutz has won the Alex award and has been nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Novel.
Lutz grew up in Southern California. After graduating high school, she
attended UC Santa Cruz, UC Irvine, University of Leeds in England and San
Francisco State University, although she does not have a bachelor's
Lisa spent most of the 1990s hopping from a string of low-paying odd jobs while
writing and rewriting a mob comedy called Plan B. After it was made in
2000, Lisa vowed she would never write another screenplay. She began working on
The Spellman Files in January of 2004. In the fall of that year, she
drove across the country and moved into a 200-year-old house in the town of
Westernville, New York (pop. 300). It was there Lisa shoveled snow and wrote the
bulk of her first novel.
After her months in Westernville, Lisa returned to the west coastand moved from
Los Angeles to San Francisco to Seattle where she stayed for a while to write
Curse of the Spellmans. She's recently returned to San Francisco.
From the author's website
This biography was last updated on 08/26/2013.
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