For more than a decade, author and speaker Tricia Goyer has drawn from her experiences as a teen mother and leader of today's generation, to be a voice of hope and possibility for teen girls, pregnant teens, mothers and wives. Tricia has written more than thirty-five books, including both novels and non- fiction titles. She has also published more than 500 articles in national publications such as Guideposts, Thriving Family, Proverbs 31, and HomeLife Magazine. Her fiction and non-fiction books have won awards from the American Christian Fiction Writers and Mt. Hermon Writers' Conference. She is also a two-time Carol Award winner, as well as a Christy and ECPA Award Nominee.
Tricia has authored several books on family and parenting, as well as co-written with Max Lucado and Robin Jones Gunn. She collaborated with Ken Blanchard and Phil Hodges for Lead Your Family Like Jesus. She is a beloved author of Amish fiction, as well, writing the Big Sky and Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors Series. Tricia also wrote The One Year Book of Amish Peace: Hearing God's Voice in the Simple Things and a true Amish story co-written with Ora Jay and Irene Eash.
Tricia is also the visionary force behind the website, Not Quite Amish. Launched in the fall of 2012, the Not Quite Amish lifestyle blog features daily posts about recipes, repurposing, simple style, beautifying your home, sewing Amish proverbs, and more. In addition to Not Quite Amish, Tricia also posts regularly at her personal blog and is a contributor to other family and homeschooling blogs, such as The Home Educating Family, The Better Mom, Allume and MomLife Today. Tricia and her husband, John have six children and two grandchildren reside in Little Rock, Arkansas.