courtney-lixCourtney Lix

Courtney is the author of No Place for the Weary Kind: Women of the Smokies, a celebration of the ways women have influenced the culture of the Tennessee and North Carolina mountain region. She is a graduate of Princeton University, where she won both the Ferris Prize for Journalism and Gregory T. Pope Prize for science writing. In complement to her freelance writing, she works as a book editor at Island Press, a Washington DC-based publisher, and has taught at the Columbia Publishing Course, a program of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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