Jamie Langston Turner

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Jamie Langston Turner (born 1949) is a Christian novelist.

Biography[edit]

Jamie Turner was born in Mississippi and teaches writing and poetry at Bob Jones University.[1] Her novel A Garden to Keep won a 2002 Christy Award; her Winter Birds was named one of the "one hundred best books" of 2006 by Publishers Weekly and also won a Christy Award.[2] After Bethany House remaindered Winter Birds, Turner published her eighth novel, To See the Moon Again, with mainstream Berkley Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House.[3] Turner's novels were "loosely conceived as a series" and are all set in three fictional towns near Greenville in Upstate South Carolina.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner's website
  2. ^ Christy Award winners, 2001-10; Publisher's Weekly Best Books list
  3. ^ Kelley Bruss, "Her New World," Greenville News, August 25, 2014, 1D.
  4. ^ HQ Greenville website.