Karen Cecil Smith
Karen Cecil Smith is the author of a biography, "Orlean Puckett: The Life of a Mountain Midwife, 1844-1939." She is also the author of a children's picture book entitled "An Old Salem Christmas, 1840" and a novel, "Pillow of Thorns," which is based on an actual murder trial. Karen is currently searching for a publisher for her second children's picture book, "An Old Salem Easter, 1850." This book tells the story of a young Moravian brother and sister as they prepare for and experience the annual Easter Sunrise Service in the historic village of Salem, North Carolina.
Awards and Recognition
- Clark Cox Historical Fiction Award, 2009 and 2013