Suzanne Weyn (b. July 6, 1955, Flushing, New York) is an American author. She primarily writes children's and young adult science fiction and fantasy novels. she has written over fifty novels and short stories, and is best known for The Bar Code Tattoo and The Bar Code Rebellion books. The Bar Code Tattoo has been translated into German, and in 2007 was nominated for the Jugendliteraturepreis for youth literature given by the German government. It was a 2007 Nevada Library nominee for Young Adult literature and American Library Association 2005 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers.
Her childhood was spent on Long Island and in and around New York City. She enjoyed theatre, literature, and art in high school and college. She graduated from Nassau Community College in 1975 and the Binghamton University in 1977. Following college, she worked as an editor of teen magazines at Starlog Press before starting her writing career. She has been an editor at Scholastic, Inc. She has taught expository, children's, and business writing at New York University and City College of New York. She has a Masters of Science in teaching adolescents from Pace University.
Weyn has written several novel series for teenage girls, and numerous film novelizations. She has written three original fairy tale retellings in the Once Upon a Time from Simon and Schuster: The Night Dance: a Retelling of The Twelve Dancing Princesses, Water Song: A Retelling of The Frog Prince, and The Crimson Thread: A Retelling of Rumplestiltskin.
Her parents are Theodore and Jacqueline Weyn, respectively a pharmacist and artist. She married William Gonzalez on May 15, 1986 and they have two daughters. She is a member of the Fourth Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of New York.