Lian Dolan is a writer and talker.

For over 20 years, Lian Dolan has created content about the lives of modern women with warmth, humor and intelligence. Through her work on the air, on the page and on the stage, Lian makes her audience think, laugh, nod in agreement, sometimes cry and then laugh a little more.

Lian’ uses her voice to tackle everything from female friendships to cooking the Thanksgiving turkey; from new motherhood to the empty nest; from wedding etiquette to asking for a raise. From Lian is known for her humorous take on issues facing women everywhere.



Satellite Sisters:
A Pep Talk For Modern Women that informs their daily lives with
entertaining conversation, smart advice and positive support. Lian co-hosts this award-winning podcast with her sisters.
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Lian is the author of two book of fiction and two collections of eases. Helen of Pasadena and Elizabeth the First Wife are both LA Times Bestsellers. Smart romantic comedies with a touch of history. You’re the Best: A Celebration of Friendship and Satellite Sisters UnCommon Senses are essay collections celebrating friendship, sisterhood and daily life. Lian is also a regular columnist for Pasadena Magazine.


Lian is an experienced speaker who brings her enthusiasm, energy and sense of humor to the podium for every audience. Lian has spoken to countless organizations in Southern California, toured libraries coast to coast, put her stamp on award shows and panel discussions and keynoted at major conferences. For a more complete list, please click here.