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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Susan Wittig Albert  

Pen Name: Robin Paige - when writing with her husband Bill Albert

Genre: Adult and Young Adult C:ADULT C:YA Mystery

Born: 1940 in Maywood, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Albert was born in Maywood, Illinois and lived in Vermillion Counnty. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Urbana.

Biographical and Professional Information

Susan Wittig Albert is a New York Times bestselling author. She has written non-fiction and mysteries for both adults and young adults. When writing with her husband, Bill, they write under the pen name ''Robin Paige.'' Together, they have also written over 60 novels including books in the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys series. She serves as a co-editor of StoryCircleBookReviews and has edited several works including, ''What Wildness Is This: Women Write about the Southwest'' and ''With Courage and Common Sense: Memoirs from the Older Women's Legacy Circles.'' The founder and current president of the Story Circle Network and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters, Albert currently resides in Bertram, Texas.

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