BiographyBiography of Spike Gillespie - Austin Wedding Officiant, Author/Writer, Mentory, Artist, Knitter
Spike is the critically acclaimed author of seven books and countless magazine articles. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Real Simple, GQ, Esquire, Elle, Smithsonian, National Geographic Traveler, Interweave KNITS, The Christian Science Monitor, Texas Monthly, The Dallas Morning News, and other publications. In 2006, Austin Chronicle readers voted her Best Author in Austin. Spike also provides commentary for Austin's NPR affiliate, KUT. And she is the President of the Office of Good Deeds, an informal group of Austinites who enjoy performing good deeds for those in need. She lives in Austin with a couple of dogs, several chickens, and one very loud cat.