Sally Mann has exhibited and taught all over the United States. Her work is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Chrysler Museum, the Corcoran Gallery, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and other major American collections.
She has received grants from the NEA, the NEH, the Friends of Photography, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. Her most recent book is At Twelve: Portraits of Young Women (Aperture, 1988). She lives in Lexington, Virginia, with her husband and three children, whom she continues to photograph as part of an ongoing project.
Reynolds Price was born in Macon, North Carolina, in 1933. His 1962 novel A Long and Happy Life received the William Faulkner Award for a notable first novel, and has never been out of print. He has published numerous other novels, including Kate Vaiden, for which he received the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has also published volumes of short stories, poems, plays, essays, a memoir, and he has written for the screen and television. He is a member of the National Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters as well as being James B Duke Professor of English at Duke University. His most recent book is Blue Calhoon.