Tucson Festival of Books

Lost Children


Authors Jean Kwok, Asha Lemmie and Katherine Reay will explore and discuss the pain and trauma of losing a child and being a child who is separated from a parent. Delve into the creative process of writing about grief, identity, and finding a way to heal in this panel.


Panelists
Jean Kwok

Jean Kwok is the award-winning New York Times and international best-selling author of "The Leftover Woman," "Girl in Translation," "Mambo in Chinatown" and "Searching for Sylvie Lee," which was a Read with Jenna Today Show Pick....

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Asha Lemmie

Asha Lemmie is The New York Times best-selling author of "Fifty Words For Rain" and "The Wildest Sun." She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Boston College and is currently a graduate student at Columbia University....

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Katherine Reay

Katherine Reay is a national best-selling and award-winning author of several novels, including "The Printed Letter Bookshop," "The London House" and "A Shadow in Moscow." She has enjoyed a lifelong affair with books and brings that love to her stories....

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Books:
The Leftover Woman
A Novel
Jean Kwok
Fiction / Literature
HarperCollins Publishers
January 2023
ISBN 9780063031463
288 pages
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The Wildest Sun
A Novel
Asha Lemmie
Fiction / Literature
Penguin
December 2023
ISBN 9780593185711
336 pages
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Following her New York Times bestselling debut Fifty Words for Rain , Asha Lemmie's next sweeping and evocative novel follows a young woman escaping her past in postwar Paris as she searches for the larger-than-life man she believes to be her father. More/less

The Berlin Letters
A Cold War Novel
Katherine Reay
Fiction / Literature
HarperCollins Focus
March 2024
ISBN 9781400243068
384 pages
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