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.
Silas House is a best selling author, journalist, playwright, activist and teacher. His writing has appeared recently in Time, The Atlantic, Ecotone, The Advocate, Garden and Gun, and Oxford American. He is a former commentator for NPR’s “All Things Considered”.
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 is the 24th Poet Laureate of The United States. She is the author of six books of poetry, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Limón is also the host of the critically-acclaimed poetry podcast, The Slowdown. Her new book of poetry, The Hurting Kind, is out now from Milkweed Editions.