Staff


Paul Willis
Paul Willis has over 18 years of experience in non-profit management. He ...

Tracy Ferrington Cunningham, Director of Communications and Events
Tracy Ferrington Cunningham directs the communications and marketing efforts of the Festival, ...

Brook Hanemann Swire, Director of Theatre
As a theatrical producer, director, professor and performer, Brook has worked with ...

Karissa Kary, Festival Associate
Karissa Kary has been involved with the Festival  for more than 10 ...

J.R. Ramakrishnan, Director of Literary Programs
J.R. Ramakrishnan crafts the Festival's literary programs. Her journalism has appeared in ...

Robert Bray, Scholars Conference Chair
Robert Bray is the founding director of the Tennessee Williams Scholars Conference. ...

Ellen Johnson, Festival Publicist
Ellen Johnson, Festival publicist for 19 years, formed One on One Productions, ...