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About the Author

John Huddleston is the Fletcher Professor of Studio Art Emeritus at Middlebury College. He has had numerous one-person exhibitions, including those at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, DeCordova Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Museum, University of California, Riverside, Art Gallery, Wave Hill in New York City, and Wichita Art Museum, among others. Huddleston's other books are Killing Ground: Photographs of the Civil War and the Changing American Landscape (2002), for which he won an Andrea Frank Foundation Grant, was interviewed on National Public Radio, and received a glowing review in The New York Times Book Review, and Healing Ground: Walking the Small Farms of Vermont (2012), which draws on the ordinary and emphasizes a commitment to place. Huddleston has received grants from the Ada Howe Kent Foundation, Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Vermont Arts Council, and Vermont Community Foundation, and his video work has received awards from Tokyo to London.

About the Contributor

Bill McKibben is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a founder of, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement. A former staff writer for The New Yorker, McKibben is the author of more than a dozen books, including Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Out (2019), Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet (2010), Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future (2007), Wandering Home: A Long Walk Across America's Most Hopeful Landscape: Vermont Champlain Valley and New York Adirondacks (2005), and The End of Nature (1989). McKibben was the 2013 winner of the Gandhi Prize and Thomas Merton Prize, in 2014 was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the "alternative Nobel Prize," and was named by Foreign Policy in its inaugural list of the world's 100 most important global thinkers and by The Boston Globe as "probably America's most important environmentalist."





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