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2022 Bombeck Workshop Faculty Lian Dolan

Lian Dolan

Lian Dolan is a writer and podcaster.

She is the host of Satellite Sisters, a talk show she created with her four real sisters in 2001. An independent podcast since 2009, Satellite Sisters produces weekly and garners over a million downloads a year.

She is the author of four bestselling novels, including The Sweeney Sisters and her latest, Lost and Found In Paris. She's the co-author of two collections of essays, Satellite Sisters UnCommon Senses and You’re The Best: A Celebration of Friendship.

She has written regular humor columns for O, The Oprah Magazine, Working Mother Magazine and Pasadena Magazine. Her next novel, The Marriage Sabbatical, will be published by William Morrow in January 2024.  A graduate of Pomona College, she lives in Pasadena, California, with her husband, two sons and a big German shepherd.