Wendell Berry is a poet and the author of fiction that includes Hannah Coulter, A Place on Earth, Remembering, Fidelity, The Memory of Old Jack, A World Lost and Jayber Crow. His most recent collection of essays is The Way of Ignorance and Blessed Are the Peacemakers. Other essay books include The Unforeseen Wilderness, Another Turn of the Crank, What Are People For?, Life is a Miracle and The Unsettling of America. He is a past Fellow of the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations and has received the Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry. Berry’s latest novel is Andy Catlett: Early Travels, and his recent collections of poetry include Given and Leavings

Speaking Schedule

Thursday, April 14
3:45 - 4:45 PM
Panel Discussion: A Writer's Response to Environmental Threats 

Grant Support Provided By

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Community Trust - Chazen Family Foundation - The Kennedy Foundation - Lyndhurst Foundation - Public Education Foundation - Tennessee Arts Commisson - UC Foundation

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Program Partners

Anonymous Gift - Baylor School - Medium - Olan & Norma Mills II

Book Patrons

L. Hardwick & Kitty Caldwell - Memorial Healthcare System - The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the UTC Department of English - Wild Hare Books

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