Joan Donaldson’s latest novel, On Viney’s Mountain represented the State of Tennessee at the 2010 National Book Festival. The Christian Science Monitor and Mary Jane’s Farm have published her nonfiction. Her book about her family’s organic fruit farm, Wedded to the Land will be released in 2013.
Her farm’s website is: http://www.pleasanthillblueberryfarm.com
Her author website is: http://www.joandonaldson.com
Chris Killian is a freelance journalist with nearly a decade of experience at WMUK, the Kalamazoo Gazette, the Grand Rapids Press, the Christian Science Monitor and other online and print publications.
His Swing State Stories project took him through many of the battleground states before the 2012 election. on his off hours, Killian he plays his Martin DX-1 acoustic guitar and continues his quest to make the perfect lemon meringue pie.
Swing State Stories: http://www.swingstatestories.com
Geoff Nunberg is the linguist contributor on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.
He teaches at the School of Information at the University of California at Berkeley and is the author of The Way We Talk Now, Going Nucular, Talking Right and The Years of Talking Dangerously. His most recent book is Ascent of the A-Word. His website is www.geoffreynunberg.com.