Annette Lyon is a USA Today is a bestselling author who has had success as a professional editor and in newspaper, magazine, and technical writing, but her first love has always been writing fiction. For nearly a decade, she has been as a freelance editor and a senior editor at Precision Editing Group, working on bestselling novels from a variety of well-known authors and publishers.
She’s a cum laude graduate from BYU with a degree in English and is the author of over a dozen books, including women's fiction, historical fiction, and romance. Her nonfiction includes a chocolate cookbook and a grammar guide. She's a regular contributor to the Timeless Romance Anthology series, which she also edited for the first dozen collections.
She has won Utah’s Best of State medal for literary arts in fiction four times—twice for novels and twice for short fiction, is a three-time Whitney finalist. She has received five publication awards from the League of Utah Writers, including the Silver Quill for Coming Home, the sequel to Band of Sisters, which won a Whitney Award 2010.
She’s one of the four coauthors of the Newport Ladies Book Club series, having written Paige, followed by Ilana's Wish, and concluding the series with the co-written Tying the Knot.
When she’s not mothering, writing, editing, knitting, or eating chocolate, she can be found ignoring the spots on the kitchen floor while reading a good book. Annette is represented by Heather Karpas at ICM Partners.
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