Videos The Book of Longings – UK Cover Reveal Video 2016 Florida Book Award winner Sue Monk Kidd is interviewed about The Invention of Wings Sue and her daughter Ann Kidd Taylor speak about Traveling With Pomegranates at The National Book Festival in 2009 Sue and Oprah Winfrey sat down in 2014 for a revealing conversation on The Invention of Wings, including an exclusive reader Q&A. Sue speaks at Westminster Town Hall on the writing life. Short clip – Sue speaks with Conn Jackson on The Invention of Wings. Short clip- What Sue’s characters are in search of in The Invention of Wings. Short clip- How Sue approached writing a slave’s story in The Invention of Wings. Short clip- One of the most mysterious experiences a reader can have and the true power of fiction. Short clip- Sue’s approach to overcoming writer’s block. Short clip- Sue on taking the leap to write on her 30th birthday. Sue and her daughter Ann deliver the 2010 commencement address- “Necessary Fire”—at Scripps College in Claremont, CA. Sue and her daughter Ann deliver the 2010 commencement address- “Necessary Fire”—at Scripps College in Claremont, CA. Sue discusses writing, creativity, and The Mermaid Chair with clinical psychiatry professor and Jungian analyst Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D. at the 2006 Kentucky Author Forum. The Secret Life of Bees wins Best Picture at the 40th annual NAACP Image awards in 2009.