Thomas Fox Averill

Thomas Fox Averill is Professor Emeritus of English at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. His most recent novel, Found Documents from the Life of Nell Johnson Doerr, was a Willa Literary Award finalist. His short fiction has received an O. Henry Award, and he is currently at work on a series of essays about his family’s part in the Scottish diaspora and the poetry of Robert Burns.

Inside the Burns Unit

How Scotland’s national poet brought solace at a time of pain and isolation

by Thomas Fox Averill | Thursday, March 31, 2022