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April 26-28, 2024

Word of South

Suzanne Allain

Suzanne Allain is a novelist and screenwriter who lived in New York before returning to her hometown of Tallahassee, Florida, where she lives with her husband. Suzanne adapted her novel Mr. Malcolm’s List into a screenplay and it was made into a movie starring Freida Pinto and Theo James. One critic wrote: “Mr. Malcolm’s List is a delightful blend of modern romantic comedy and Jane Austen-esque nostalgia.” Allain’s most recent novel, The Ladies Rewrite the Rules, is a historical romantic comedy that was inspired by an actual “Batchelor’s Directory” of rich single women published in the 18th century.