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Beattie, Linda Elisabeth

  • Name(s)
    • Linda Elisabeth Beattie (maiden name)
    • L. Elisabeth Beattie
    • Linda Elisabeth LaPinta
    • Dr. Linda LaPinta
  • Date of Birth
    • November 15, 1953
  • Residence(s)
    • Louisville area, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Doctor in Educational Leadership, Spalding University
    • M. A. T. in English, University of Louisville
    • M. A. in Magazine Journalism, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication at Syracuse University
    • B. A. in English Composition, English Literature, and Oral History, Beloit College
  • Employment
    • Director of the EDD: Leadership Program, Spalding University
    • Director of the Kentucky Writers Oral History Project
    • Associate Professor of English and Journalism at Elizabethtown Community College, Kentucky
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer
    • Editor
    • Teacher
    • Professor

Beck, B. Elizabeth

  • Name(s)
    • B. Elizabeth Beck
  • Date of Birth
  • Residence(s)
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • M.Ed., Xavier University, Cincinnati and Norwood, Ohio
    • B.A. in English Literature, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Life Events
    • Founded The Tracks magazine
    • Co-Founder of The Teen Howl Poetry Series with Jay McCoy, 2011
    • Founded the OUT LOUD spoken word group in Leestown, Kentucky, 2015
    • Founded the Talking to the Sun Poetry Series
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Artist Enrichment Grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women
  • Employment
    • Drama Teacher, Leestown Middle School, Leestown, Kentucky
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Teacher
    • Educator
    • Writer

Bell, Beverly

  • Name(s)
    • Beverly Bell
    • Beverly K. Bell
  • Date of Birth
    • June 27, 1958
  • Residence(s)
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Journalism awards from the Indiana Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
  • Employment
    • Magazine Writer and Contributor:
      • Arizona Highways
      • Indianapolis Monthly
      • Keeneland Magazine
      • Kentucky Monthly
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer
    • Consultant

Bell, David

David Bell

  • Name(s)
    • David Bell
    • David J. Bell
    • David Jack Bell
    • David James Bell
  • Date of Birth
    • November 17, 1969
    • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Residence(s)
    • Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in American Literature and Creative Writing, Taft Fellow, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • M.A. in Creative Writing, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
    • B.A., Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana
    • St. Xavier High School, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1988
  • Life Events
    • Co-founder and director, MFA program in creative writing, Western Kentucky University
    • Married writer Molly McCaffrey
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Prix Polar International de Cognac Prize for Best Crime Novel by an International Author for Cemetery Girl, 2013
    • Finalist, Kentucky Literary Award, for Cemetery Girl, 2013
    • Five-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize
  • Employment
    • Associate Professor of English, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky
    • Contributor
      • Cemetery Dance
      • Rain Crow
      • Black Petals
      • The Edge
      • Shadow Regions
      • Shock Totem
      • Western Humanities Review
      • Backwards City Review
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer
    • Professor
    • Teacher

Bell, D. L. (David Lee)

D. L. (David Lee) Bell

  • Name(s)
    • Bell, D. L.
    • Bell, David
    • Bell, David Lee
  • Date of Birth
    • Ludlow, Kenton County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Ludlow, Kenton County, Kentucky
    • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s)

Bernson, Barry

  • Name(s)
    • Barry Bernson
  • Date of Birth
    • August 13, 1945
    • Paterson, New Jersey
  • Residence(s)
    • Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, 1945-1963
    • Iowa City, Iowa, 1963-1969
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, 1969-1976
    • Chicago, Illinois, 1976-1984
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, 1984-2000
    • Jeffersonville, Indiana, 2000-2010
    • New Albany, Indiana, 2010-2020
    • Floyds Knobs, Indiana, 2020-
  • Education
    • B.A. in Journalism, University of Iowa, 1969
  • Life Events
    • Narrated more than 600 audio books, 1971-present
    • Married Andrea Bernson, two daughters
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Ohio Valley Emmy Awards (seven)
    • Voted "Best Morning Host," Louisville Magazine, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2011
    • Named the nation's "best narrator of Talking Books (non-fiction)" by the American Foundation for the Blind
    • "Best Feature" honors from the Associated Press in Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois
  • Employment
    • KET, Lexington, Kentucky, 2014
    • WDRB-TV, Louisville, Kentucky, 2003-2011
    • WHAS-TV, Louisville, Kentucky, 1985-2003
    • NBC Chicago, 1976-1984
    • American Printing House, Louisville, Kentucky, 1971-1976, 1984-
    • WAVE Radio/TV, Louisville, Kentucky, 1969-1976
    • WKER-AM, Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, 1964-1968
    • Paterson News, New Jersey, 1964-1968
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • News reporter and anchor
    • Audiobook narrator
    • Documentary writer and producer
    • Actor
    • Writer

Berry, Tanya Amyx

Tanya Amyx Berry

  • Name(s)
    • Tanya Amyx Berry
    • Tanya Amyx
  • Date of Birth
    • 1936
    • Berkeley, California
  • Residence(s)
    • Berkeley, California
    • Lane's Landing, Henry County, Kentucky, 1965-present
    • Stanford, California, 1958-1960
    • Italy
    • France
    • New York City, New York
  • Education
    • University of Kentucky
  • Life Events
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Photographer
    • Writer

Berry, Wendell

Wendell Berry

 

  • Name(s)
    • Wendell Berry
  • Date of Birth
    • August 5, 1934
    • Henry County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Lane's Landing, Henry County, Kentucky, 1965-present
    • Stanford, California, 1958-1960
    • Italy
    • France
    • New York City, New York
  • Education
    • University of Kentucky, M.A., 1957
    • University of Kentucky, B.A.
  • Life Events
  • Awards
    • Guggenheim Fellowship & Rockefeller Fellowships
    • Jean Stein Award
    • T. S. Elliot Award
    • 2000 Poets' Prize for The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry
    • Thomas Merton Award, 1999
    • Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry, 1994
    • John Hay Award
    • Art of Fact Award for non-fiction, 2006
    • Kentuckian of the Year from Kentucky Monthly, for his writing and his efforts to bring attention to environmental issues in eastern Kentucky, 2006
    • Premio Artusi, 2008
    • The Cleanth Brooks Medal for Lifetime Achievement from the Fellowship of Southern Writers, 2009
    • The National Humanities Medal, 2010
    • The 41st Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, April 23, 2012
    • The Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award, 2012
    • Russell Kirk Paideia Prize, for a lifetime of cultivating wisdom and virtue, July 20, 2012
    • The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2013
    • The Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, 2013
    • The Martin E. Marty Award for the Public Understanding of Religion from the American Academy of Religion, 2013
    • Inducted into the Kentucky Writers Hall Fame, 2015
  • Employment
    • University of Kentucky, 1987-1993
    • Rodale Press, 1970s-1980s
    • University of Kentucky, 1964-1977
    • New York University's University College, 1962-1964
  • Occupation(s)
    • Writer