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The 2014 Leadership Awards

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LEADERSHIP AWARD RECIPIENT

Wendell Berry

(photo by Guy Mendes)

Author, Bringing it to the Table

For the brilliant insight he has brought to America's agrarian movement for more than six decades.

 

Wendell Berry is the author of more than fifty books of poetry, fiction, and essays. In April 2012 Berry delivered the 41st annual Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, the highest honor the federal government has for distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities. He was recently awarded the National Humanities Medal, the Cleanth Brooks Medal for Lifetime Achievement by the Fellowship of Southern Writers, and the Louis Bromfield Society Award. For more than forty years he has lived and farmed with his wife, Tanya Berry, in Kentucky.

 
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