Wendell Berry

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Wendell Berry is a poet, essayist, and novelist, who has been called the “prophet of rural America.” Mr. Berry, who pursues what he calls “an ethic and way of life based upon devotion to a place and devotion to a land,” lives and works on his farm in Port Royal, Kentucky.

He has published more than 30 books, including The Wheel, Sabbaths, and Openings (poetry); The Wild Birds, Watch with Me, and Remembering (fiction); and Another Turn of the Crank, What Are People For?, and The Unsettling of America (nonfiction).

He received a Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction in 1989.


Wendell Berry elsewhere on Lannan.org

Gary Snyder and Wendell Berry with Jack Shoemaker, (Events)
Wendell Berry, (Literary: Awards, Fellowships, and Grants)

Wendell Berry around the Web

Wendall Berry website


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