Lian Dolan is a writer, producer, talk show host, podcast pioneer and social media consultant. Her first novel, Helen of Pasadena, spent more than a year on the Los Angeles Times Bestseller List and was a finalist for Best Fiction 2010 at the Southern California Independent Bookseller Awards.
Lian writes the blog and produces the weekly podcast The Chaos Chronicles, a humorous look at modern motherhood. She writes forOprah.com as a parenting expert. A decade ago, Lian created Satellite Sisters, a talk show, blog and website, with her four real sisters. From 2000 to 2009, Satellite Sisters won eight Gracie Allen Awards and had a million listeners a week. Lian is also the co-author of Satellite Sisters UnCommon Senses, published by Riverhead. Her writing has appeared in many national magazines, including regular columns in O, The Oprah Magazine and Working Mother and essays in such anthologies as Chicken Soup for the Sister’s Soul. TV appearances have includedThe Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. She is a popular speaker for groups and corporations, always using humor as hook. Learn more about Lian atliandolan.com.