BW Bever: BW Bever from Bourbon County has published and read poetry and prose for over thirty years from California to New York, reading with such notables as Ken Kesey and Allen Ginsburg. He has been poet in the schools for the Kentucky Arts Commission and has two books of poetry and two Novels now available. His latest project is a trilogy, spanning 40 years, a journey from Massachusetts to Kentucky.
Crystal Wilkinson: Crystal Wilkinson is the author of Blackberries, Blackberries, winner of the 2002 Chaffin Award for Appalachian Literature and Water Street. She teaches at Morehead State and Spalding College and is the recent recipient of the Denny Plattner Award in Poetry, Sallie Bingham Award from the Ky Foundation for Women and is co-owner of The Wild Fig Books.
Ron Davis:Ron Davis is a poet and a Kentucky Al Smith Award winning visual artist. His artwork, under the moniker “upfromsumdirt” has been featured in New Southerner and Nat Creole Magazine. He is co-founder (with Crystal Wilkinson) and poetry editor of Mythium Literary Journal, and is co-owner of The Wild Fig Books.
JD Keathley: Keathley’s music is composed of a combination of styles and manners of delivery that reflect both his home and his travels.