Wendell Berry, right, talked with Julie Wrinn of the Kentucky Women Writers Conference after he became the first living author inducted into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame on Wednesday night. At left is Jason Howard, editor of Appalachian Heritage.
Wendell Berry, right, talked with Julie Wrinn of the Kentucky Women Writers Conference after he became the first living author inducted into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame on Wednesday night. At left is Jason Howard, editor of Appalachian Heritage. Herald-Leader
Wendell Berry, right, talked with Julie Wrinn of the Kentucky Women Writers Conference after he became the first living author inducted into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame on Wednesday night. At left is Jason Howard, editor of Appalachian Heritage. Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: At Hall of Fame ceremony, Wendell Berry laments 'public silence' on Ky. writers' work

January 31, 2015 07:45 PM

UPDATED February 01, 2015 06:35 AM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.