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Published Writings


As a public historian, writer, and speaker, Meredith Henne Baker's areas of interest include education, history, religion, the American South.... and any topic where they intersect! As a freelancer, she's penned pieces on parenting, nature, music, archives, and culture. She is an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the James River Writers. A secondary school teacher and former museum educator and elementary school administrator, she developed and edited history and literature-based curricula for the Open Sky Character Formation Project program for grades K-12, now used by over 30,000 teachers nationally.


A sampling of her published articles from the following journals, magazines, and blogs is available through the links below.

SCBWI Mid-Atlantic Highlighter

"Handle with Care:” Four key methods for writing responsible nonfiction

Library of Virginia Broadside Magazine

The Richmond Theater Fire

Virginia Mercury

Influential Revolutionary-Era Virginians Targeted Statues

Washington Family Magazine

Nature RX: Get Outside!


Alligators in the Lobby

Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity

Hymns Resurrected

Virginia’s Revival Fire

Grow Christians, a Forward Movement Blog

Regular Contributor on Faith Formation 


Hill Rag

Christ Church Spires Renewed

Life on the James Magazine


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