2014 Literary Orange
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Nicole Mones
Keynote Speakers

Fiction: Magical Realism

Fiction: Novel Ideas

Fiction: Outside Looking In

Fiction: Women’s Lives, Women’s Stories

Food: Eating Your Words

Memoir: Family Ties

Mystery: Adrenaline Rush

Mystery: California Crime

Mystery: Past Unraveled

New Fiction: Flowers, Bees, Words

Non-Fiction: The Changing Face of Media

Poetry: A visual Language

Travel: Journeys in Writing

YA: The Awesome Age

Nicole Mones
Nicole Mones was one of the earliest participants in U.S.-China trade after the Cold War ban was lifted in the 1970s. As an individual, she traded textiles with China for eighteen years before she turned to writing. Her novels, Lost in Translation (1998), A Cup of Light (2002), and The Last Chinese Chef (2007), are in print in more than twenty-five countries and have received multiple juried prizes, including the Kafka Prize for the best work of fiction by an American woman. Her most recent book is Night in Shanghai (2014). Nicole’s nonfiction has appeared in New York Times Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and Gourmet, among other publications. She is a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.
From the Author  
Night in Shanghai
Night in Shanghai
Last Chinese Chef
Last Chinese Chef
Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation