Photo Credit: Emily Martin

Photo Credit: Emily Martin

Sarah McCoy

Sarah McCoy is the New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author of Marilla of Green Gables (William Morrow/Harper Collins); The Mapmaker’s Children; The Baker’s Daughter, a 2012 Goodreads Choice Award Best Historical Fiction nominee; The Time It Snowed in Puerto Rico; the novella “The Branch of Hazel” in Grand Central; and Le souffle des feuilles et des promesses, a French exclusive title.

Sarah’s work has been featured in Real SimpleThe MillionsYour Health MonthlyHuffington Post and other publications. She has taught English writing at Old Dominion University and at the University of Texas at El Paso.

The daughter of an Army officer, her family was stationed in Germany during her childhood. She grew up in Virginia and now lives with her husband, an orthopedic sports surgeon, and their dog, Gilbert, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Talks and Topics:

  • Behind the Book: Marilla of Green Gables presentation

  • Female Empowerment and the Legacy of Lucy Maud Montgomery

  • Author Presentation (Any/All Backlisted Titles)

  • Bringing Classic Literature Back for Modern Readers 

  • Stories of Family: Traditional and Untraditional

  • The Ubiquitous Role of the Nurturer

  • Significant yet Unknown Women of History

  • Craft Talk: Writing Heart Knowledge in a Head Knowledge Time

THE MAPMAKER’S CHILDREN is marked by rich, closely observed storytelling full of warmth and heart
— Charles Frazier, NYT Bestselling Author of National Book Award winner COLD MOUNTAIN
Prepare to meet Marilla, a captivating heroine who will transport you back to the treasured world of Anne of Green Gables. Rich in historical detail, this charming novel vividly explores love, loss, friendship, and the coming-to-self of a girl on the cusp of womanhood.
— Sue Monk Kidd, NYT Bestselling Author

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