For the Media

Slaughter is a number one bestseller in the UK, Ireland, Australia, Holland and Germany, and consistently debuts in the top five on other European lists.


Who She Is

  • Karin Slaughter was born in Georgia, and, with the exception of traveling to support her book publications domestically and abroad, always returns home to Atlanta.
  • Karin Slaughter is her birth name and not a pseudonym.
  • Attended two years of college at Georgia State, and never graduated, though she considers herself a voracious and lifelong learner.
  • Started a sign business before becoming a successful writer.
  • Has toured a dozen countries promoting her work, including Australia, Singapore, France and Finland.

Her Work

Her Interests

  • Enjoys running and not running
  • Swam with the sharks in Australia
  • Went weightless in the Zero-G Vomit Comet
  • Jumped butt-naked into the Baltic after a bracing sauna in Finland
  • Plans to enter sub-orbital space via Virgin Galactic’s space program


  • 30 million Worldwide to date
  • Karin is the only author in the history of the Dutch bestseller list to have 8 titles on the list, including the number one spot.

Bestseller lists

  • #1 bestselling author in the UK
  • #3 bestselling author in the US
  • #1 bestselling author in Ireland
  • #1 adult title in Australia
  • #1 bestselling author in the Netherlands
  • #1 bestselling author in Germany

Languages of Publication

  • English/US & UK
  • Bulgarian
  • Chinese Simplified (Mainland)
  • Chinese Complex (Taiwan)
  • Croatia
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Estonian
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese in Brazil
  • Portuguese in Portugal
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Slovene
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian

To request an interview or appearance, please contact Karin here.