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TITLE: Sue Monk Kidd
SPEAKER: Sue Monk Kidd
EVENT DATE: 2003/10/04
RUNNING TIME: 40 minutes
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Speaker Biography: Sue Monk Kidd experienced the desire to write at an early age; even writing a novel when she was thirteen. She is now the author of two widely acclaimed non-fiction books, "The Dance of The Dissident Daughter" and "When the Heart Waits." Her most recent book and first published novel is the bestseller "The Secret Life of Bees," which was nominated for the Orange Prize in England. She has won a Poets and Writers Award for the story that began this novel and two of her short stories, including an excerpt from "The Secret Life of Bees," were selected as notable stories in Best American Short Stories. Kidd lives near Charleston, S.C.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2003