Shauna Niequist

Shauna Niequist is the author of Cold Tangerines, Bittersweet, and Bread & Wine.

Shauna grew up in Barrington, Illinois, and then studied English and French Literature at Westmont College in Santa Barbara.

She is married to Aaron, who is a pianist and songwriter. Aaron is a worship leader at Willow Creek and is recording a project called A New Liturgy. Aaron & Shauna live outside Chicago with their sons, Henry and Mac.

Shauna writes about the beautiful and broken moments of everyday life–friendship, family, faith, food, marriage, love, babies, books, celebration, heartache, and all the other things that shape us, delight us, and reveal to us the heart of God.

The Potluck


Shauna Niequist wants to bring back the potluck.

Dinner Story


Shauna Niequist remembers a special night around the table.

Resurrected Identity


Shauna Niequist on female Identity and their role in the church.

Comforted At The Table


Shauna Niequist talks about healing around the table.

Live In Amazement


Are you amazed with God's creation?

That Kind of Love


Shauna Niequist on God's love.

Recommended Reading By Shauna Niequist

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