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Employee Profile

John T Edge

Center for the Study of Southern Culture
Director MS Lab, Founding Director SFA, and Writer in Residence in Writing and Rhetoric
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Barnard Observatory
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-5993
Joined UM: October 4, 1999

Areas of Expertise

  • CREATIVE WRITING
  • SOUTHERN FOODWAYS ALLIANCE

Brief Bio

John T. Edge directs the Mississippi Lab, serves the Department of Writing and Rhetoric as writer in residence, and serves the Southern Foodways Alliance as founding director. He holds an MA. in Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi and an MFA in Creative NonFiction from Goucher College. Winner of the M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award from the James Beard Foundation, Edge has written or edited more than a dozen books, including The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South

Degrees

BS
No Match for Conversion
The University of Mississippi (1996)
MA
Southern Studies
The University of Mississippi (2002)
MFA
Creative Writing
Goucher College (2012)