Lisa See | October 19, 2019

Author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Shanghai Girls, Dreams of Joy, and other novels about the lives of women. Her book, On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of my Chinese-American Family, is a memoir. 

Barnes & Noble chose her novel The Island of Sea Women for its nationwide March 2019 Book Club.

What is CCLRS? 

The Corpus Christi literary Reading series is a grassroots reading series that began  in 1987 as a means of introducing Corpus Christi readers to the finest writers working in America today--while also introducing contemporary authors to their readers in Coastal Texas. We celebrate reading and we celebrate American literature as, twice a year, we host these public readings.

The Art Museum of South Texas auditorium provides a welcoming venue for the readings, whose audiences fill the auditorium. The night before each reading, patrons have the opportunity to visit and dine with the author at a private reception.

“I still think about my time in Corpus Christi and the wonderful people I met there, avid readers all. The Literary Reading Series does important work by introducing writers to the community and starting a big conversation. I feel lucky to have taken part.” —Meg Wolitzer