Big Raccon In Winter
 The Beauty Of Indiana
Metamora Wheat Field

Mike at Robert Frost's Homer Noble Farm, near Middlebury, Vermont
Photo Credit: Joanie Lunsford

Writer and editor Jim McGarrah, winner of the Eric Hoffer Award for Non-Fiction, says of Lunsford’s writing, “There is something greater than the sum of its parts in Lunsford’s elegant and natural prose that inspires the reader to feel the world, as well as think about it."

"Parke County native Mike Lunsford’s history of the region and folklorist Jon Kay’s descriptions of local artisans bring humanity to Mohr’s blissfully un-crowded landscapes." —Rachel Berenson Perry, author of William J. Forsyth: The Life and Work of an Indiana Artist

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From The Terre Haute Tribune Star, April, 2016

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Parke County, Indiana's Covered Bridge Capital (Quarry Books, 168 pages), by Marsha Williamson Mohr, was available in April, 2015.  Mike has written the book's foreward and many of its captions come from his essays and unpublished poems. 

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