John Linstrom is a writer, doctoral student, teacher, Michigander, and occasional Liberty Hyde Bailey impersonator. He writes and publishes poetry and nonfiction prose and is currently in his second year of a PhD in English at New York University. His creative nonfiction book project is titled Havening: Love Letters to a Town and a Dead Man, and he recently edited a centennial edition of L. H. Bailey's agrarian manifesto, The Holy Earth, published in November 2015 by Counterpoint and featuring a new introduction by Wendell Berry. He co-coordinates the working group From Farm to Text. He is on Twitter.