Standing-room only at the Virginia Festival of the Book’s “Enduring Heroines in Historical Fiction” panel. Sarah McCoy and fellow authors Janet Benton and Camille Di Maio had a lively discussion regarding their novels Marilla of Green Gables, Lilli de Jong, and The Way of Beauty, and the powerful women that continue to inspire new generations. A tremendous kickoff to the 25th annual #VaFest!
Bookmarked with Sarah McCoy welcomes New York Times #1 bestselling author, Lisa See to WSNC 90.5 FM for a conversation about her new book, The Island of Sea Women. See is the author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, China Dolls, and Dreams of Joy, which debuted at #1. She is also the author of On Gold Mountain, which tells the story of her Chinese American family’s settlement in Los Angeles. See has also written a mystery series that takes place in China. Her books have been published in 39 languages. See was the recipient of the Golden Spike Award from the Chinese Historical Association of Southern California and the History Maker’s Award from the Chinese American Museum. She was also named National Woman of the Year by the Organization of Chinese American Women.