Annie Dillard1945 -
Annie Dillard's writing has joined the American song repertoire through the music of James Primosch, Erica Muhl, Jake Heggie, Gweynth Van Anden Walker, and several other composers.
Photo: Annie Dillard, Photo by Phyllis Rose, Annie Dillard's Official Website
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Annie Dillard studied at Hollins College (Virginia) and has taught at Wesleyan University. She was a scholar-in-residence at Western Washington University from 1975 to 1979.
Dillard won the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for her book Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. She has won countless awards for her writing.
--Christie Finn Source: Annie Dillard's Official Website