Granville Wyche Burgess is the author of Rebecca Zook’s Amish Romance, an acclaimed trilogy set in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The first two volumes have been published so far, Fork in the Crick and Stone in the Crick.
He received an Emmy nomination for his writing on the soap opera, Capitol. He has also received awards from the CBS/Foundation for the Dramatist Guild, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.
He has also written for the television series, Tales From The Darkside, and for PBS. His musical, Conrack, based on the Pat Conroy memoir The Water Is Wide had a sold-out run at Ford’s Theatre and was attended by President George H.W. Bush and the first lady, Barbara Bush.
“Sensitive story about finding oneself in a community.”