THE SOCIAL EDGE INTERVIEW: AUTHOR WENDELL BERRY
by Gerry McCarthy
Wendell Berry is an essayist, novelist, poet, farmer, and cultural critic. He is the author of more than 40 books, including: Blessed Are The Peacemakers, Hannah Coulter, Fidelity, Home Economics, Citizens Dissent, and Sex, Economy, Freedom, and Community: Eight Essays.
Berry has farmed a hillside in his native Henry County, Kentucky for 40 years. He has received numerous awards including: The Aiken Taylor Award for poetry, the T.S. Eliot Award, and the John Hay Award of the Orion Society.
His new book The Way of Ignorance was recently published by Shoemaker and Hoard. I reached Berry in Port Royal, Kentucky.