Katy Simpson Smith
Katy Simpson Smith was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. She is the author of We Have Raised All of You: Motherhood in the South, 1750-1835, and the novel The Story of Land and Sea and Free Men. Her novel The Everlasting will be published in March 2020. She currently serves as the Eudora Welty Chair for Southern Literature at Millsaps College.