Author Biography

Wendell Berry was born on August 5, 1934 in Henry Country, United States. Wendell Berry is an American novelist, poet, environmental activist, cultural critic, and farmer. A prolific author, he has written many novels, short stories, poems, and essays. Wendell Berry’s nature poetry, novels of America’s rural past and essays on ecological responsibility grew from his experiences as a farmer. Wendell Berry’s poetry, The Broken Ground to Sabbaths, reveals a steadily growing concern with the abuse of the land and with the need to restore the balance of nature. He has written many books including Jayber Crow, Hannah Coulter, What are people for, A place on earth and Remembering. He has also earnt many Awards like Jefferson Lecture, National Humanities Medal, and Thomas Merton Award. On January 28, 2015, he became the first living writer to be ushered into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame.

Wendell Berry Quote – Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.

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