Kerry Madden-Lunsford is the author of the Smoky Mountain Trilogy, which includes Gentle’s Holler (2005), Louisiana’s Song (2007), and Jessie’s Mountain (2008). Her first novel, Offsides (1996), was a New York Public Library Pick for the Teen Age, and her book Harper Lee (2009) made Booklist’s Top 10 Biographies for Youth list. She directs the creative writing program at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.
Echo Park in Birmingham: An Interview with Kerry Madden-Lunsford
The children’s book author discusses her influences, the importance of MFA programs, and the challenge of long-distance commuting....