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January creeps up on us before we know it, and then it’s the start of a New Year, and most people are full of resolutions that they fail to keep. I know that every year I resolve to write two books–not one! Unfortunately that never happens, as I write my books in long-hand, and that

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Reposted from Porter Magazine I’m waiting at the gates of Jackie Collins’ Beverly Hills mansion, fighting off the overeager attentions of her pet dog who, with one green eye, one blue, somewhat resembles David Bowie. I’d always fancied she might keep a pet panther. After all, the creature is her own personal motif stamped pointedly on

Jackie on The Dinner Party Download!

Friday, 01 August 2014 by

Reposted from June 26, 2014 Etiquette Jackie Collins’ Etiquette: Lying, Infidelity, Decadence The bestselling novelist (and now cookbook author) joins us onstage to solve our audience’s etiquette dilemmas. by Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano     Jackie Collins has penned twenty-nine bestselling novels, selling over 500 million books in the process. Her latest is a cookbook, themed after

Nothing Off Limits!

Thursday, 10 July 2014 by

I just came across this fun piece I did for George Wayne’s Vanity Fair Questionnaire, penned in my own handwriting. Enjoy, Jackie


Reposted from Marie Claire She was a high-school dropout, but today the bestselling novelist has notched up more than 500 million sales of her legenary “bonkbusters”. Here Jackie Frank speaks to Jackie Collins, 76, about everything from her teen affair with “beautiful” Marlon Brando to the secret to a hot sex life.  Jackie F: Why do

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Los Angeles Women’s Expo

Sunday, 18 May 2014 by

I had a GREAT time meeting so many of you incredible readers to sign copies of The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook and Confessions of a Wild Child! Stay Lucky! Jackie

Jackie Collins: What I Read (The Wire)

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 by

Reposted from The Wire How do people deal with the torrent of information pouring down on us all? What sources can’t they live without? We regularly reach out to prominent figures in media, entertainment, politics, the arts, and the literary world to hear their answers. This is drawn from a phone conversation with Jackie Collins,

Be sure to check in for updates on more Jackie Collins appearances.  You’ll see her later this month on “BETHENNY”, as well as “VERIA LIVING”–air dates will be posted on the APPEARANCES page soon.


Reposted from Wall Street Journal Jackie Collins, 76, is author of 30 novels, including “Hollywood Wives” and “Lucky,” part of her series on the Santangelo family. Her latest novel is “Confessions of a Wild Child” (St. Martin’s Press). She spoke with reporter Marc Myers. My house in Beverly Hills was inspired by a David Hockney

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Reposted from The Los Angeles Times Author Jackie Collins still has the steam engine chugging. Her newest novel, “Lucky: Confessions of a Wild Child,” released last week, is a prequel to the Lucky Santangelo books and centers on the treasured heroine during her formative teen years — the book has already landed a film deal with

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Reposted from Smart Mom Picks Confessions of a Wild Child is the prequel to Jackie Collins’ famous Santangelo novels series. Lucky is the teenage daughter of the notorious gangster Gino Santangelo. Her mother was murdered when she was four. Since then, Lucky’s been raised by a team of nannies and servants who are finding it increasingly

“A Whirlwind Winter . . .”

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 by

Home at last!  It seems as if I have been everywhere launching my latest novel, CONFESSIONS OF A WILD CHILD.   And let me tell you it has been fun and arduous and exciting and most of all cold!  Who’s idea was it to publish CONFESSIONS OF A WILD CHILD in February when the U.S. has been