Hi there! We're the husband-and-wife writing duo known as E.G. Foley.
He's the E (Eric - former 8th grade teacher), she's the G (Gael - NYT bestselling author of 20+ novels from Random House and HarperCollins), and we're so happy you're here.
Thanks for visiting!
E.G. FOLEY is the pen name for a husband-and-wife writing team who live in Pennsylvania. They've been finishing each other’s sentences since they were teens, so it was only a matter of time till they were writing together, too.
Like his kid readers, “E” (Eric) can't sit still for too long! A bit of a renaissance man, he’s picked up hobbies from kenpo to carpentry to classical guitar over the years, and holds multiple degrees in math, science, and education. He treated patients as a chiropractor for nearly a decade, then switched careers to venture into the wild-and-woolly world of teaching middle school, where he was often voted favorite teacher. His students helped inspire him to start dreaming up great stories for kids, until he recently switched gears again and left teaching to become a full-time writer and author entrepreneur.
By contrast, “G” (Gael, aka Gaelen Foley) has had one dream all her life and has pursued it with maniacal intensity since the age of seventeen: writing fiction! After earning her Lit degree at SUNY Fredonia, she waited tables at night for nearly six years as a “starving artist” to keep her days free for honing her craft, until she finally got The Call in 1997. Today, with millions of her twenty-plus romances from Ballantine and HarperCollins sold in many languages worldwide, she’s been hitting bestseller lists regularly since 2001. Although she loves all her readers, young and old, she admits there’s just something magical about writing for children.
Some favorite quotes & our photo album...
E.G. Foley Picture Gallery
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Another of E's secret talents: building perfectly balanced rock towers. Wow...
Gael signing copies of THE LOST HEIR at an event in NYC.
Perfect autumn day for a bike ride.
Hiking deep in the woods at McConnells Mill State Park.
"Trick or treat!" Bingley's ready for Halloween in his circus dog clown costume.
Enjoying a spring day on the back deck.
Dictating the first draft
Mr. Bingley, I presume! Our writing mascot.
Eric hard at work on edits
Sunning it up in Florida.
Thinking up plot twists, hmmm...
What is this strange tropical fruit?
Rough day at the office!
E.G. Foley vs the doorless helicopter. Ack! Who's idea was this?
Eric's birthday dinner at an Italian restaurant.
E.G. Foley at the orchid show at Phipps Conservatory. Yay flowers!
Eric needs a shave.
E.G. Foley official author photo.
Hiking day in the PA mountains.
Writer's conference in NYC.
Should E.G. Foley buy an RV and go on a book tour? :)
Sailing on Lake Arthur.
E.G. Foley greened up and ready to go for St. Patrick's Day!
Squinting in a beautiful sunset.
Oddly resembling the obligatory missing parents from a Middle Grade novel.
Working hard or hardly working? It's not easy being this cute.
A rare sunny day in da 'burgh.
At the pumpkin fest.
Special treat! Yum!
Enjoying Autumn Fest at 7 Springs!
Hiking on top of the mountain. Ahhh! Life is good.