Travels from: New York
Alyson Richman is the #1 international bestselling author of seven novels including The Velvet Hours, The Garden of Letters, and The Lost Wife, which is currently in development for a major motion picture. The Secret of Clouds was published in February 2019, and centers around the transformative bond between a mother and her son, and a teacher and her student.
Alyson spent her childhood in both Long Island and Japan, is the daughter of an abstract artist and an electrical engineer, and graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in art history and Japanese studies. She herself is an accomplished painter, and her novels combine her deep love of art, historical research, and travel.
Alyson's novels have been published in thirty countries and twenty languages. Her books have received critical acclaim in both the United States and abroad, where they, have been bestsellers in, not only the United States, but, also, several countries. She lives in Long Island with her husband and two children, where she is currently at work on her next novel, The Rivers of Grace.
Talks and Topics
The Inextinguishable Spirit: Artists and Musicians Against the Backdrop of WWII
The Novel Through an Artistic Lens
A Teacher's Legacy, A Writer's Promise: The Secret of Clouds
Inspiriation, Curiosity and the Pursuit of Discovering Truth in Fiction
Community Read Talk: The Lost Wife
Traveling Through Time: A Novelist's Pursuit of Capturing History on Her Pages.
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In the News:
"An Untouched 1940s Paris Apartment Inspires a Thrilling New Novel" - Architectural Digest (Oct 2016)
"Star Wars Actress Daisy Ridley to Star in Drama The Lost Wife" - Variety (Apr 2016)
"Alyson Richman on Her Long Island Reads Pick, The Lost Wife" - Newsday (Mar 2012)