writes both poetry and fiction. Her work has appeared in various journals and anthologies including The Michigan Quarterly Review, Sojourners, New Southerner, Appalachian Heritage, and The River City Review. She earned an MFA from Bennington College. A Breadloaf scholar, she twice received an Al Smith Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council and has won a number of individual awards for her writing. Ron Rash has called her a “a writer of exceptional empathy and vision.” She lives in Somerset, Kentucky, with her husband, Denny, a geologist.
Saturday, October 12, 1:00-2:00 pm, Nashville Public Library, Conf. Room II
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