Lauren Francis-Sharma, author of Book of the Little Axe, also wrote ’Til the Well Runs Dry. She resides near Washington, D.C., with her husband and two children and is the assistant director of the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

Published Works

Book of the Little Axe
‘Til the Well Runs Dry


Historical Fiction: Rachel Beanland, Brian Castleberry & Lauren Francis-Sharma

Novelists Rachel Beanland (Florence Adler Swims Forever), Brian Castleberry (Nine Shiny Objects), and Lauren Francis-Sharma (Book of the Little Axe) discuss their sweeping works of historical fiction, ranging from 18th-century Trinidad to 20th-century America, and grappling with colonialism, family secrets, racism, and questions of belief.

March 18, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM

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