Sue Monk Kidd

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Birthday
12, 1948
Birthplace
Sylvester, GA
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Sylvester, GA

About

American novelist who wrote The Secret Life of Bees (2002), which was produced on stage in New York and adapted into a film. She is also the author of such Christian and feminist-themed works as When the Heart Waits (1990) and The Dance of the Dissident Daughter (1996).

Before Fame

She graduated from Texas Christian University with a B.S. in nursing and worked as a registered nurse. She first contemplated a career in writing when she had an essay published in Guideposts magazine.

Trivia

Her novel, The Mermaid Chair, was made into a Lifetime movie.

Family Life

She was born in Georgia. Later, she married Sanford "Sandy" Kidd.

Associated With

Her novel, The Secret Life of Bees, was adapted into a film starring Dakota Fanning.