Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House is pleased to host historical fiction author Katherine Sherbrooke in virtual conversation with Executive Director Jan Turnquist.
Author of Leaving Coy’s Hill (a New York Times 2021 Summer Reading pick), Finding Home (a family memoir), and Fill the Sky (winner of a 2017 Independent Press Award, finalist for both the Mary Sarton Award for Contemporary Fiction and Foreward's Indies Book of the Year), Katherine currently serves as Chair of the Board of the GrubStreet creative writing center in Boston and lives south of the city with her family. For more information about her, please visit www.kasherbrooke.com.
Since 1999, Jan Turnquist has served as Executive Director of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, where Little Women was written and set. Continuously in print for over 150 years, over 50 translations of Little Women have created worldwide interest, leading Jan to share the Alcott legacy through her internationally acclaimed living history portrayals of Louisa May Alcott, and through the Emmy Award-winning Documentary -- Orchard House - Home of Little Women -- that she wrote and directed, which airs on PBS. Discover more about Orchard House at www.louisamayalcott.org.