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Parker J. Palmer


Parker J. Palmer is the founder of the Center for Courage & Renewal. A writer, speaker, and activist who focuses on issues in education, community, leadership, spirituality, and social change, Palmer has written nine books, including Let Your Life Speak, The Courage to Teach, and On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old. His numerous honors and awards include eleven honorary doctorates, two Distinguished Achievement Awards from the National Educational Press Association, the Award of Excellence from the Associated Church Press, and the William Rainey Harper Award. 

Festival Years: 2010, 2018