Who We Are
Carol G. Cutler, serving as BRW treasurer for 2023, is a long ago graduate of the University of Virginia and the Catholic University of America and published a dissertation in nursing journals. She enjoys taking writing courses through Writerhouse in Charlottesville. Her work appears in Olivia Stowe’s Skyline series of central Virginia authors, the 30th Anniversary Anthology of Blue Ridge Writers, the Virginia Writers Club Journal 2022, and the Rivanna Review (2023). Her novella, Buchanan County Dreaming, was published in 2022. A novel and poetry collection are in progress. Besides BRW, she affiliates with the Appalachian Authors Guild. She has three grown children and four grandchildren. She lives with dog, Zod and Granite, the cat in Albemarle County.
Gerry Kruger is an at-large board member of Blue Ridge Writers and is temporarily acting secretary. She also hosts a critique seminar for The Center Members for BRW. Gerry received a BA degree from Longwood College and an MED from the University of Virginia.
A native Virginian, she moved in 1979 to Charlottesville where she taught English for twenty-seven years. After her retirement from teaching, she began writing about the Canada geese she befriended on her Ivy pond and has self-published several books. She has also served as a judge in the Fralin Museum’s Writer’s Eye Contest.
B. Luke Wilson
Critique Program Director
B. Luke Wilson holds a BA in English from VCU. He served as an intern
and volunteer reader at Blackbird Journal of Literature and the Arts
from 2020 to 2023. His work has appeared in East by Northeast,
Virginia Writers Club, and Cobblestone. He won the Blue Nib Contest
for Fiction in 2020. He has served as a critique group leader at BRW
since January 2021, and became Program Director in November 2022.