Iris Bolling was born in Richmond, Virginia, has a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management. Iris started her climb up the corporate ladder with the banking industry. From there she began what has become a 25-year career with the Commonwealth of Virginia, providing management, training, and professional development consultation for the state workforce.
In an effort to combine the areas in her life she enjoys the most, education, politics and romance, she penned her first manuscript, Once You’ve Touched the Heart, which was release in March 2008. She penned her second novel, The Heart of Him in 2009. Her third and fourth novels, Look Into My Heart and A Heart Divided, were released in 2010.
In April of 2010 Iris was named Debut Author the Year, at the Romance Slam Jam conference. Her novel, Once You’ve Touched the Heart was voted the Readers Choice Award with Shades of Romance Magazine for, Romance Book of the Year. Iris was voted Romance Author of the Year and Author of the Year.
Her passions are reading (especially romance novels), writing, sports and politics. An active proponent of state and federal educational issues, she continues to encourage young adults to pursue their education.