Recently, Berea College was proud to host a convocation titled “Writing and Roots” featuring critically acclaimed author Barbara Kingsolver and Berea’s own best-selling author Silas House.
Kingsolver, acclaimed by many as one of the most important writers of the 20th century, hails from Carlisle, KY and currently resides in southwestern Virginia with her husband and two daughters. Author of The Bean Trees, The Poisonwood Bible and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. In 2000, Kingsolver was the recipient of the National Humanities Medal, the highest honor for service through the arts offered within the United States. Continue reading Words of Wisdom from Barbara Kingsolver and Silas House →