Joanna Catherine Scott

Born in London and raised in Australia, Joanna Catherine Scott moved to the United States in 1976. She is a novelist, poet, and author of a work of oral history, "Indochina's Refugees." Her novel "The Lucky Gourd Shop" was a BookSense 76 Selection, and was nominated for BookSense's Best Book of the Year Award. While living in the Philippines, Scott and her husband adopted three Korean orphans. She lives in North Carolina and is currently at work on a new novel.