Terry Farish is a writer with a passion for understanding the stories of people from many cultures who come as immigrants or refugees to the U.S.
Her new novel, Either the Beginning or the End of the World, explores the intersections of love and war in a young Cambodian-American girl’s life.
The Good Braider, a YALSA Best Book of the year and selected an American Library Association Outstanding Book for the College Bound and Lifelong Learner, is her free verse novel about 17-year old Viola and her family’s journey from war-torn Sudan to Portland, Maine.
Terry leads literacy programs with refugee and immigrant parents through New Hampshire Humanities.
The Good Braider
“This is a book of deep understanding and unforgettable empathy.” Naomi Shihab Nye
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