Joanna Catherine ScottFiction, Poetry
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20020605, 20011003
This Australian born writer discusses her third novel, The Lucky Gourd Shop, which is a fictional tale based on her three adopted children’s memories of their biological parents in Korea. She also reads from the companion collection of poetry, Birth Mother, which won the 2000 Longleaf Press Poetry Award, a chapbook that celebrates human resilience in troubled times.
Scottish author Margot Livesey began reading at an early age. After years of famous British writers, from Shakespeare on, she became both a reader and a writer. While at the Kansas City Public Library, this author of nine novels di...
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