Annette Lyon: Mormon Writer
Annette Luthy Lyon is an author who has written across several genres, including newspaper, magazine, and business writing, and has written a cookbook, a children’s fantasy, and Latter-day Saint fiction. She is also the author of a book on grammar and a professional editor. She wrote a four-volume historical fiction series with the backdrop of pioneer temples, (House on the Hill, At Journey’s End, Spires of Stone, and Tower of Strength). She is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Lyon has collaborated with authors Josi Kilpack, Julie Wright, and Heather Moore on The Newport Ladies Book Club series and the Timeless Romance Anthology (with Heather B. Moore and Sarah M. Eden). She is the author of Band of Sisters and its sequel Band of Sisters: Coming Home.
She is a Whitney Award winner and finalist. She has won Utah’s Best of State medal for literary arts in fiction in 2007 and 2013. The League of Utah Writers has awarded her five publication awards and the Silver Quill Award in 2013.
Lyon graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in English from Brigham Young University. She and her husband, Robert, are the parents of four children.