Elin Hilderbrand is the mother of three children and loves riding the Peloton, cooking, and going to the beach. She is the author of 28 novels, including The Hotel Nantucket and the New York Times bestselling novel Golden Girl. Some of Hilderbrand's novels include Summer of '69, The Perfect Couple, The Identicals, and The Rumor. Hilderbrand's novels are filled with era history, emotional depth, and multiple points of view.
The John Cooper School Signatures Author Series luncheon is a highly anticipated annual event held each year. The popular event is sponsored by the Fine Arts Council and has featured keynote speakers such as best-selling authors Barbara Bush, Dave Berry, Mitch Albom, Anthony Bourdain, John Grogan, Nicholas Sparks, Candace Bushnell, Kathryn Stockett with Tate Taylor, Jodi Picoult, Tyler Florence, Gillian Flynn, Cheryl Strayed, Paula Hawkins, Kevin Kwan, Maria Semple, Jesmyn Ward, and Taylor Jenkins Reid. The luncheon also features local authors, book signings, and a Signatures-themed drawing.