Suzanne Collins is an American author known for her works in the young adult dystopian fiction genre. She was born in Connecticut in 1962.Collins' most notable work is "The Hunger Games" trilogy, which takes place in a dystopian future where teenagers are forced to compete in a televised battle to the death as punishment for a past rebellion against the government. The series explores themes such as power, oppression, and rebellion.Collins' writing is known for its gripping storytelling, strong characters, and exploration of social and political issues. She has won several awards for her writing, including the Golden Kite Award for Fiction in 2009 for "The Hunger Games."In addition to her writing, Collins has worked as a television writer and has written several children's books. She continues to write and publish new novels and stories, and her works are enjoyed by fans of young adult fiction around the world.