Wendell Berry is an author, environmental activist, and farmer. He is the author of works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, and has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including a 2010 National Humanities Medal. He lives and works with his wife, Tanya Berry, on their farm in Port Royal, Kentucky.
Thomas Tyler Bouldin
Ty lives in the mountains of West Virginia. He is nearing completion of Montani Semper: a novella in mixed media.
Susan Ross Daole
Susan is a master gardener, and former librarian. She lives in Lexington, Kentucky.
Barbara Kingsolver’s sixteen books of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction have won a devoted worldwide readership and many awards, including the National Humanities Medal. She lives with her husband on a farm in Appalachian Virginia.
Nana Lampton is a writer, artist, and long time resident of Louisville, KY.
Ada Limón, a current Guggenheim fellow, is the author of five poetry collections, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry.