February 13, 2019–Today’s first featured event is Scott Huler, who will be leading the Raleigh Tunnel Tour from So & So Books at 1pm on Saturday 2/23 (SOLD OUT).
Scott is the author of six books of nonfiction and the upcoming A Delicious Country (spring 2019). He has written on everything from the death penalty to bikini waxing, from NASCAR racing to the stealth bomber, for such newspapers as the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Los Angeles Times and such magazines as Backpacker, Fortune, and ESPN. His award-winning radio work has been heard on “All Things Considered” and “Day to Day” on National Public Radio and on “Marketplace” and “Splendid Table” on American Public Media. He has been a staff writer for the Philadelphia Daily News and the Raleigh News & Observer and a staff reporter and producer for Nashville Public Radio. He was the founding and managing editor of the Nashville City Paper. He has taught at such colleges as Berry College and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His books have been translated into five languages.
He was 2011 Piedmont Laureate in creative nonfiction, a 2002-2003 Knight-Wallace Fellow at Michigan, and a 2014-2015 Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT.
He currently works as the senior writer at Duke Magazine and lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife, the writer June Spence, and their two sons.