Dorothea Benton Frank | A Literary Tour of South Carolina
Born and raised on Sullivan’s Island, Dorothea Benton Frank is the New York Times best-selling author of Bulls Island, published in 2008, and many other works that use South Carolina as a backdrop. After retiring from her career in the apparel industry in 1985, she moved to New Jersey to raise her family. Her first novel, Sullivans Island, published in 2000, debuted on the NY Times list as number nine and went to press over 25 times with well over one million copies in print. She divides her time between the Lowcountry of S.C. and New Jersey.