Friday, June 13, 2014
New York Times best-selling local author Mary Alice Monroe will speak and sign books at Clocktower Books in Georgetown on June 19 at 5 p.m.
“The Summer Wind” follows the best-selling first installment of the series, “The Summer Girls.”
Monroe is the New York Times bestselling author of sixteen novels, two children’s books, and nonfiction.
She writes richly textured books that delve into the complexities of interpersonal relationships and the parallels between the land and life.
Monroe’s novels are published worldwide.
She has achieved many lists, including the New York Times, USA Today and SIBA. She has received numerous awards, including the 2008 South Carolina Center for the Book Award for Writing, the 2014 South Carolina Award for Literary Excellence, the RT Lifetime Achievement Award, and was featured at the National Festival of the Book. “The Butterfly’s Daughter” won the International Book Award for Green Fiction.