Sarah Bryan, Executive Director
A native of both Carolinas, Sarah Bryan is a University of North Carolina-trained folklorist (MA Folklore, 2003) who specializes in documenting the cultural heritage of the American South. Sarah edits the Old-Time Herald, a quarterly magazine about traditional string band music, and the Association for Recorded Sound Collections Journal. Her essays and fiction have appeared in publications that include the Oxford American, Southern Review, and Boulevard, and she is the co-author of Lead Kindly Light: Pre-War Music and Photographs from the American South (with Peter Honig, Dust-to-Digital, 2014) and African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina (with Beverly Patterson and Michelle Lanier, UNC Press, 2014). Sarah lives in Durham with her family and their pack of cats and dogs.