Steve Cody

Maurice Manning


Maurice Manning's book of poetry is Railsplitter. He is a former Guggenheim fellow and his fourth book, The Common Man, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. His poems have appeared in Garden & Gun, Time, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Appalachian Heritage, The Southern Review, Ploughshares, The New Yorker, and elsewhere. He lives on a small farm in Kentucky with his family and teaches at Transylvania University.

Festival Years: 2012, 2020, 2021