"Whatever genre Lizzy turns her hand
to, you will not be able to put it down. A
-Thomas Nichols | Los Angeles Film Critics
"Lizzy creates worlds that are both
enticing and perilous at the same time."
-Paul Matera | Columbia West Inc
"She writes in an uncomplicated, from
the hip style. Great escapism."
-JC Andrijeski | Social Research, NY
Grilka Did It
Lizzy Shannon is a multi-faceted best selling author and editor. Her published works span many genres,
including a live stage play adaptation of LM Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables, which was taken on
two US national tours; Time Twist, a science fiction/time travel novel (Dragon Moon Press); A Celtic
Yearbook, an almanac of all things Celtic (Sheffield Publications); fantasy short stories, a drama/thriller
screenplay that was optioned by Hollywood; and a children's Japanese picture book that was made into
an animated movie for television.
Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Lizzy is proud to celebrate her 10th birthday this year as an American
Lizzy's career is as varied as the genres she writes. Starting out as a library assistant in a Northern Irish
rural town, she moved on to study Theater Arts and Literature in London, and toured the United Kingdom
as a professional actress. Roles ranged from the goddess Hecate in Shakespeare's Macbeth to Gustav,
the Amazing Dancing Bear in a clown troupe.
Now living in the Pacific Northwest, she worked briefly as a Consultant with the Ricia Mainhardt Agency in
New York, and is a Board Director and Awards Coordinator with the Willamette Writers, the largest not for
profit writer's organization in Oregon.