Wendell Berry, an essayist, novelist, and poet, has been honored with the T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry, the Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry, the John Hay Award of the Orion Society, and the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, among others. In 2010, he was awarded the National Humanities Medal by Barack Obama, and in 2016, he was the recipient of the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Book Critics Circle. Berry lives with his wife, Tanya, on their farm in Henry County, Kentucky.
How to Fight the Fire
Wendell Berry’s new collection, “The World-Ending Fire,” teaches that the rotten ways we treat one another are rooted in the rotten ways we treat the land....