Ask the Author: Amanda Eyre Ward

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Pick • New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

What would you like readers to know about you? 

I am the author of seven novels and one short story collection. I write every morning and spend afternoons with my children.

I also teach writing; info here: 

CLASS — Amanda Eyre Ward  


What is your book about for those who haven’t read it? 

THE JETSETTERS is the story of a family with secrets on a Mediterranean cruise.

What has been your inspiration for writing it? 

I wrote an essay about this here! 

Hello Sunshine

What was your favorite scene or part of your book to write? 

I loved writing the scenes set in Rome, especially the golf cart tour!

What books or authors inspired you to become a writer? 

I loved Nancy Drew mysteries as a kid, and read constantly to escape. I am so proud to try to create the kind of stories that saved me as a child.

What advice would you give to aspiring authors who want to write a book? 

Have faith and keep typing! 

The book can be ordered at: 

The Jetsetters 

…or here: 

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