Southern Storytellers Series: Courtney Lix
Courtney Lix will share stories of the women featured in her book, “No Place for the Weary Kind: Women of the Smokies.” Come hear about women who possessed the tenacity and perseverance to survive in the remote Smokies of days past.
Lix grew up in the Great Smoky Mountains. She is the author of two books about the mountains, and is a regular contributor to Smokies Life Magazine. Her writing awards include the Ferris Prize for Journalism from Princeton University, the Gregory T. Pope Prize for Science Writing, and recognition of FAQ Bears as the best general interest publication by the Association of Partners for Public Lands in 2011. She lives in Washington DC.