Mass Book Award

Acceptance Speech


Thank you…
I am deeply humbled and honored by this prestigious award.
First of all, I want to thank Mass Center for the Book, the State Library of Massachusetts and their supporting organizations for creating this award, and all the panelists for their hard work. I am also happy and honored to have with us today many librarians from across the State. Thank you for being the guardians of our time- honored institution, the library.
I have always hoped there is a universal massage in my memoir, since at its surface, my book is a personal story that happened in a foreign land, and under very different social and political circumstances.
As some of you may know, Snow Falling in Spring is the story of my childhood during China’s Cultural...
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Moying Li has won a Massachusetts Book Award for Nonfiction for her memoir SNOW FALLING IN SPRING (FSG).

SNOW FALLING IN SPRING traces Li's coming of age in China during the Cultural Revolution and her eventual emigration to the U.S. in her 20s.

Congratulations, Moying!

To read the press release and find out about the other award winners, click here.



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