Library of Congress

National Book Festival

One of the most respected children's artists, John McCutcheon has consistently produced highly regarded albums for young people and folk albums since the early 1970s. During the '60s, McCutcheon taught himself to play a mail-order guitar and joined the local folk scene in his native Wisconsin. He is adept at a number of instruments and is an acknowledged master of the hammered dulcimer. He is appearing with his wife, writer and storyteller Carmen Agra Deedy, in a storytelling performance

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

John McCutcheon