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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.

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Wind and Weather: A Summer in the Bailey Archive

I'm spending the summer getting back into Liberty Hyde Bailey and also writing and researching toward the first chapter of my dissertation.  I'll be regularly posting my findings at this new Medium blog, as I explain in this first post.  Check it out!

Sunset behind Cayuga Lake, Ithaca, NY