Meet Deeanne!


With over a million copies of her books sold, international bestselling, award-winning author Deeanne Gist has rocketed up bestseller lists and captured readers everywhere with her original, captivating historicals. Her latest release, Tiffany Girl, was touted as a “Must Year of the Year!” by USA Today, one of the Top 10 Most Anticipated Books of the Year by Huffington Post and one of WikiEzvid’s “Must-Read Novels That Take Place in the Past.”

Published by Simon & Schuster, Deeanne’s awards include Best Long Historical of the Year (RITA Award), National Readers’ Choice, Best Historical of the Year (RT Reviewers), Librarians’ Choice, Book Buyers’ Best, Golden Quill, Books*A*Million Pick of the Month, Seal of Excellent and Award of Excellence.

Her most recent series takes readers into the heart of the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, where USA Today says …

“The historical details are absorbing, never intrusive and always eye-opening ... The characterization is rich and authentic ... The narrative is a treat, the tempo impeccable.”

Deeanne earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from Texas A&M and taught for five years, then became a freelance journalist with credits including People Magazine, Parents and Parenting. Her entertaining and informative presentations have been featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal.

Deeanne lives in South Carolina with her husband. When not writing, she enjoys keeping up with her readers via and her very active online community on her blog, on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and on her YouTube channel.


Deeanne would love to hear from you!

Are you an aspiring writer? Check out Deeanne's 2-Minute Tips for Writers on her YouTube channel. Here's an example of one: