Moonlight on Linoleum

September 12, 2011

Terry Helwig’s exceptional memoir, Moonlight on Linoleum will be published October 4, 2011. Sue wrote the foreword for the book, which can be read at, along with other info about the book and the author.

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Sue Monk Kidd Inducted into the SC Academy of Authors

March 21, 2011

Each year the South Carolina Academy of Authors recognizes the state’s distinguished writers by selecting new inductees for inclusion in the South Carolina Literary Hall of Fame. Inductees are chosen whose work has been judged culturally important and/or has earned notable scholarly attention. In a March 18 ceremony at the University of South Carolina –…

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Homecoming Award 2010

September 29, 2010

On September 24, Sue was presented with the Homecoming Award by the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa. The award honors writers originally from the South and Southwest who have distinguished the region through their writing. Past winners include Pat Conroy, Maya Angelou and Jim Lehrer. The award was bestowed during…

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Best Seller List

September 8, 2010

On October 3, 2010, Traveling with Pomegranates reached the #3 spot on the New York Times best seller list for paperback non-Fiction

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Barnes & Noble Recommends

September 7, 2010

Referring to Traveling with Pomegranates as “powerful, uplifting – a mother-daughter Eat Pray Love,” Barnes & Noble has chosen the paperback as its September Pick for “Barnes & Noble Recommends.” Click here to view.

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Traveling with Pomegranates in Paperback

June 21, 2010

Sue, and her daughter, Ann’s best selling memoir, Traveling with Pomegranates, debuts in paperback September 7, 2010, with a new cover. The co-authors will talk about their book and sign copies during a Fall book tour.

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Penguin Anniversary Bash

June 15, 2010

Sue hosted one of ten anniversary parties held around the country to celebrate Penguin’s 75th anniversary. She arrived at Blue Bicycle Books in Charleston, SC in the ‘Penguin Mobile’ — an orange and black Mini Cooper, the dashboard of which has been autographed by Penguin authors. The car will soon be auctioned off for charity.…

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Best Books of 2009

January 11, 2010

Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story was selected for Barnes & Noble’s non-fiction list of the “Best Books of 2009.” (The picks are ranked on the list by current sales status.) ¬†Click here for the full list.

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Bestsellers of the Decade

January 10, 2010

Barnes & Noble has listed The Secret Life of Bees as its 6th bestselling novel of the last decade.

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Traveling with Pomegranates Hits Bestseller Lists

October 19, 2009

Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story has appeared on numerous bestseller lists since its publication September 7. It debuted on the New York Times bestseller list at #10 and the Indie bestseller list at #6.

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