Kemmer Anderson is a graduate of Davidson College where he studied Bible maps of Israel and the Middle East. After serving in the army, he worked in the Negev and lived in the Old City of Jerusalem in 1971. He returned to Israel with his wife Martha for an archeological dig in 1983. During that time he was studying the renaissance poets John Donne, George Herbert, and John Milton for a M.A. degree in English. He has taught for 38 years at the McCallie School in Chattanooga, TN. He is the author of the poetry book, Wing Shadows Over Walden Ridge.