Excerpt from The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd

March 13, 2020

This introductory piece by Sue Monk Kidd describes the day she wrote the first lines of The Book of Longings, followed by a link to the full excerpt…   “I am Ana. I was the wife of Jesus ben Joseph of Nazareth. I called him Beloved and he, laughing, called me Little Thunder.”   These…

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The Book of Longings UK Cover Reveal

January 28, 2020

Headline Books revealed a beautiful cover for the UK and Ireland edition of Sue’s forthcoming novel, The Book of Longings in a stunning video. Click the picture below. Tinder Press UK Pre-Order

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2020 Most Anticipated Lists Include ‘The Book of Longings’

January 8, 2020

Sue Monk Kidd’s new novel, The Book of Longings, begins to show up in 2020 ‘Most Anticipated’ lists.

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Sue Monk Kidd to Release new novel ‘The Book of Longings’

October 11, 2019

Sue Monk Kidd to Release New Novel ‘The Book of Longings’ on April 28, 2020 “I am Ana. I was the wife of Jesus.” So begins the new novel from the number one New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings, an extraordinary story set in the first century about…

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The Secret Life of Bees Debuts Off Broadway

June 13, 2019

Pictured: Elizabeth Teeter (Lily), Anastacia McCleskey (May), LaChanze (August), Eisa Davis (June), Sue Monk Kidd, Saycon Sengbloh (Rosaleen)   On June 13, 2019 Sue attended the Off Broadway debut of The Secret Life of Bees at The Atlantic Theater. Afterwards she celebrated the performance with the cast, crew and creative team. Having sold out its…

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The Secret Life of Bees Musical to Debut Off Broadway Spring 2019

September 30, 2018

The Secret Life of Bees World Premiere Musical will debut Off Broadway during the 2019 Spring season. Presented by The Atlantic Theater Company, the musical will open at the Linda Gross Theater in New York City. The musical is written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat), with music by Tony and Grammy Award winner Duncan Sheik (Spring…

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The Dance of the Dissident Daughter Available in Audiobook for the First Time

April 6, 2018

The Dance of the Dissident Daughter is now available for the first time in audiobook format.  Included with this 20th anniversary edition is a new introduction. Learn more.    

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The Shark Club

February 3, 2017

Sue’s daughter, Ann Kidd Taylor’s first novel will be published by Viking June 6, 2017. A beautiful novel about love, loss, and sharks, The Shark Club is a bittersweet story about the power of forgiveness and the promise of love.

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Sue Monk Kidd Creates Scholarship

January 31, 2017

Sue is happy to announce the creation of an annual scholarship in honor of her parents. The Leah & Ridley Monk Scholarship has been created by Sue to assist a deserving student’s entry into college.

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When the Heart Waits, an Enduring Spiritual Classic

September 21, 2016

HarperOne is reissuing a lovely new edition of When the Heart Waits, Sue’s passionate and moving account of spiritual crisis and grace. First published 26 years ago, this wise memoir has become an enduring spiritual classic. It is now available in eBook and the new print edition will be released on October 11, 2016. Learn…

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