Ann Pearlman has been passionate about writing since the eighth grade. A Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award Nominee and bestselling writer, she's the author ten books, fiction, nonfiction, memoir and illustrated stories. Her series, The Christmas Cookie Club has been internationally translated and a bestseller. A Gift for My Sister, the second in the series, won a prize for best fiction in 2014. Her most recent novel, The Lottery, the third in the trilogy, follows the adventures of the cookie club ladies when they play the lottery. It's a fantasy for many of us. What secrets are revealed? What changes does this make?
When not writing or making art, she cooks, works out, and hangs out with family and friends. She lives in a forest near Ann Arbor, Michigan. Check out annpearlman.net to learn more.