IWOSC Presents an Online Event: Conversation with Best-selling Author Lisa See
Join the call on Monday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. with best-selling author Lisa See. She is a supremely gifted writer with a brilliant wealth of involving, enduring and memorable stories.
Within her discussion she will touch on: Tips for writing and publishing, especially as it relates to her experience, insight into her latest book, The Island of Sea Women, book promotion that she personally handles, and more, including your questions.
Lisa See’s new novel, The Island of Sea Women, is about the free-diving women of South Korea’s Jeju Island. Booklist called The Island of Sea Women “stupendous … enthralling … and engrossing.” Jodi Picoult has given her praise:: “Lisa See excels at mining the intersection of family, friendship and history, and in her newest novel, she reaches new depths exploring the matrifocal haenyeo society in Korea, caught between tradition and modernization. This novel spans wars and generations, but at its heart is a beautifully rendered story of two women whose individual choices become inextricably tangled.” Independent booksellers honored the novel by selecting it as an Indie Next pick, while Barnes & Noble chose the novel for its nationwide March 2019 Book Club.
Ms. See is the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, China Dolls, and Dreams of Joy, which debuted at #1 She is also the author of On Gold Mountain, which tells the story of her Chinese American family’s settlement in Los Angeles. Ms See has also written a mystery series that takes place in China. Her books have been published in 39 languages. See was the recipient of the Golden Spike Award from the Chinese Historical Association of Southern California and the History Maker’s Award from the Chinese American Museum. She was also named National Woman of the Year by the Organization of Chinese American Women.
To register for the event, go to iwosc.org/author-lisa-see/?mc_cid=1849375a5e&mc_eid=67c04d64c8#register