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2022 Bombeck Workshop Keynoter Adriana Trigiani

Adriana Trigiani

Adriana Trigiani is the New York Times bestselling author of 20 books in fiction and nonfiction, which have been published in 38 languages around the world.

She is an award-winning playwright, television writer and producer, and filmmaker. She wrote and directed the film version of her debut novel Big Stone Gap, which was shot entirely on location in her Virginia hometown. Her screen adaptation of Very Valentine debuted on Lifetime television in June 2019. Adriana directed the feature film, Then Came You, starring Craig Ferguson and Kathie Lee Gifford, filmed on location in Scotland. The film was released in October 2020, debuting as the #1 comedy in America. Adriana is the cofounder of the Origin Project, an in-school writing program that serves more than 1,700 students in Appalachia. Adriana currently serves on the New York State Council on the Arts. 

The House of Love, Adriana’s first picture book for children from Viking will be published on Dec. 28, 2021. Adriana’s latest novel, The Good Left Undone (PRH/Dutton), will be published in spring 2022.

Adriana hosts a weekly Facebook Live show, Adriana Ink, at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays (EST). She lives in Greenwich Village with her family.