Author(s): Verlyn Klinkenborg
Klinkenborg's fifth book (Making Hay, The Last Fine Time, Rural Life 1 and Timothy) is a selection of columns first appearing on the New York Times editorial page under the heading "A Rural Life." They document in vivid detail the daily challenges of life in the country and on a farm in particular. The columns are drawn from the past ten years.
Verlyn Klinkenborg's work has appeared in many magazines, including The New Yorker, Harper's, Esquire, National Geographic, The New Republic, Audubon, GQ and The New York Times Magazine. He has taught literature and creative writing at Fordham University, St Olaf College, Bennington College and Harvard University and is the recipient of the 1991 Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writer's Award and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.