Appalachian author Gurney Norman tells Berea College graduates to find wisdom in unexpected places

Speaking at Berea College’s 139th commencement on May 8, Gurney Norman, Kentucky Poet Laureate in 2009-10 and director of the University of Kentucky’s creative writing program, challenged seniors to find wisdom in unexpected places and question whether or not accumulating data is the same as possessing knowledge in a Digital Age much different than the family farming way of life he experienced growing up. Continue reading Appalachian author Gurney Norman tells Berea College graduates to find wisdom in unexpected places