Janisse Ray

Janisse Ray

Janisse Ray

JANISSE RAY is the author of the best-selling Ecology of a Cracker Childhood and, more recently, The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food. She is also the author of a poetry collection, A House of Branches, and coeditor of Between Two Rivers: Stories from the Red Hills to the Gulf. She previously taught in the Chatham University Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing. Currently, she is a visiting professor and writer-in-residence at universities and colleges across the country. She lectures nationally on nature, agriculture, seeds, wildness, sustainability, writing, and the politics of wholeness. She lives in the Altamaha Community in Reidsville, Georgia.