Jim and Carol Ney Literary Award

December 20, 2012

Sue was presented with the Jim and Carol Ney Literary Award on October 20, 2012 at a black tie gala in the Atlanta area. The award is presented annually by the Cobb County Library Foundation “to honor extraordinary books and exceptional authors who not only enrich readers but move hearts and souls and change lives.”

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Sue’s Interview with Every Mother Counts

August 8, 2012

Traveling With Pomegranates is a “Summer of Sisterhood” Book Club pick for Every Mother Counts, a global organization that combats maternal mortality and improves the lives of girls and women worldwide. In this interview, Sue speaks about the best-selling memoir she co-authored with her daughter, Ann Kidd Taylor, and shares some of her most moving…

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Read Sue’s Introduction to Bees

February 15, 2012

For the tenth anniversary edition of The Secret Life of Bees, Sue wrote a first-time Introduction, in which she reflects personally on her surprise at the book’s success, on the experience of conceiving and writing the novel, on the film adaptation, and on the effect its vast community of readers has had on her life.…

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