Candace Bushnell is a critically acclaimed, international best-selling novelist. Her first book, Sex and the City, spawned the HBO hit series and subsequent blockbuster movies. She also authored Four Blondes, Trading Up, Lipstick Jungle, One Fifth Avenue, and the teen series The Carrie Diaries and its sequel, Summer in the City. She’s producer of the 2013 TV series The Carrie Diaries, based on her novel.
Bushnell developed her trademark style as a freelancer, writing darkly humorous pieces about women, relationships and dating for Mademoiselle, Self and Esquire. She grew up in Connecticut and attended New York University. She resides in Manhattan.