Tags: Education; Literary Criticism

Karen Swallow Prior


Karen Swallow Prior is a professor of English at Liberty University and the author of Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More – Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist; the literary and spiritual memoir Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me; and the forthcoming On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books, releasing in 2018. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Christianity Today, the Washington Post, and The Atlantic.


Festival Years: 2014, 2016, 2018

Recommended Reading

Fierce Convictions

Booked