Emily Herring Wilson
The New York Times called Emily Herring Wilson's Two Gardeners: Katharine S. White and Elizabeth Lawrence—A Friendship in Letters (2002) "one of the finest gardening books published in years." Wilson is also the author of an acclaimed biography of Elizabeth Lawrence entitled No One Gardens Alone (2004). While editing correspondence between Lawrence and Katharine White, she discovered several hundred letters from Lawrence to Ann Preston Bridgers, which inspired her to compile Becoming Elizabeth Lawrence: Discovered Letters of a Southern Gardener.
Emily is a winner of the North Carolina Award and the Caldwell Award and is a MacDowell Colony Fellow. She lives and gardens in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.