Amy Blackmarr

Amy Blackmarr is a South Georgia native who lived in the Midwest for twenty years. She is best known for her nature essays set in the rustic houses she has lived in. Her essays have been broadcast on Georgia Gazette, Georgia Public Radios weekly features show, as well as Up to Date, a weekly news show on Kansas Citys NPR affiliate. She was a Madison Self Fellow at the University of Kansas where she gained her Ph.D. in English. Her previous books include Going to Ground: Simple Life on a Georgia...See more