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Crawford, Byron

  • Name(s)
    • Bryon Crawford
  • Date of Birth
  • Residence(s)
    • Stanford, Lincoln County, Kentucky
    • Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Murray State University
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognition(s)
    • Inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame, 2009
    • Governor's Award for Media, Kentucky Arts Council
    • Kentucky Historical Confederation Award
    • Kentucky DAR State Media
    • Lewis Owens' Award, Kentucky Press Association and Lexington Herald Leader
  • Employment
    • "Kentucky Columnist," Courier-Journal, 1979-2008
    • Host and producer of "SideRoads," WHAS-Television News, Louisville, Kentucky
    • Host of "Kentucky Life," KET (Kentucky Educational Television)
    • Radio host, WAKY, Louisville, Kentucky
    • Radio host, WCKY, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Radio host, WHAS, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Television host and producer

Creason, Joe

  • Name(s)
    • Joe Creason
  • Date of Birth
    • June 10, 1919
    • Benton, Marshall County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • August 14, 1974
    • Buried in Longview Cemetery, Bethel, Kentucky.
  • Residence(s)
    • Benton, Marshall County, Kentucky
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • B.A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1940
  • Life Events
    • His column, "Joe Creason's Kentucky" began in 1963
    • Coordinated "The Civil War in Kentucky" newspaper supplement
    • President of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association
    • President of the Kentucky Tennis Patrons Foundation
    • Served in the United States Navy during World War II, 1944-1946
  • Awards and Recognition(s)
    • The Joe Creason Park in Louisville, Kentucky is named for him
    • Inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame, 1981
    • The University of Kentucky School of Journalism established the Joe Creason Lecture Series in his honor, 1977
    • Shared a Pulitzer Prize with the Courier-Journal for public service, 1967
    • National Civil War Centennial Commission's award of Distinction for the newspaper supplement "The Civil War in Kentucky"
  • Employment
    • Sports reporter, feature writer, and columnist, The Courier-Journal, 1941-1974
    • Editor, Ledger & Times, Murray, Kentucky
    • Editor, Benton Tribune-Democrat, Benton, Kentucky
    • Reporter, Kentucky Kernal, student newspaper at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Journalist
    • Humorist
    • Reporter
    • Historian

Creek, Dave

Dave Creek

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  • Name(s)
    • Dave Creek
  • Date of Birth
  • Residence(s)
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Education
  • Employment
    • Freelance writer
    • Contributer, Analog Science Fiction & Fact magazine
    • Web producer, WDRB-TV, Louisville, Kentucky, retired
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Web producer
    • Writer

Croley, Michael

  • Name(s)
    • Michael Croley
    • Michael J. Croley
  • Date of Birth
    • Corbin, Whitley, Knox, Laurel Counties, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Corbin, Whitley, Knox, Laurel Counties, Kentucky
    • Granville, Ohio
  • Education
    • M.F.A. in Creative Writing, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, 2007
    • M.A. in Creative Writing, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2005
    • B.A. in Political Science and Government, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 2000
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • "Redefining the Green" named "notable" in Best American Sports Writing, 2018
    • National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Fellowship, 2016
    • Ohio Arts Council Individual  Excellence Award, 2016
    • Semifinalist for the Iowa Prize for Satellites: Stories, 2016
    • Finalist for LSU's Yellow Shoe Fiction Prize for Satellites: Stories, 2015
    • "Ground Down" named "notable" in Best American Sports Writing, 2014
    • Named a "Best New Writer" by Narrative Magazine, 2011
    • Peter Taylor Scholar, Sewanee Writer's Conference, 2009
    • Award from the Key West Literary Seminar
    • Kentucky Arts Council Award
  • Employment
    • Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing, Denison University, Granville, Ohio, 2011-present
    • Freelance Writer, 2015-present
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer
    • Teacher
    • Professor
    • Educator

Crunk, Tony

  • Name(s)
    • Tony Crunk
    • Tony L. Crunk
    • T. Crunk
  • Date of Birth
    • April 12, 1956
    • Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky
    • Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
    • Charlottesville, Virginia
    • Harrisonburg, Virginia
    • Murray, Kentucky
    • Missoula, Montana
    • Homewood, Alabama
    • Birmingham, Alabama
    • Montgomery, Alabama
  • Education
    • M.A. in Creative Writing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1988
    • M.A. in Philosophy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1981
    • B.A. in Philosophy and Religious Studies, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky, 1978
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Writer's Community Residence Award, 1997
    • Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition Winner for Living in the Resurrection, 1994
  • Employment
    • Teaching Writer, Alabama Writers' Forum, 2008-present
    • Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, 200-2007
    • Visiting Writer in Residence, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky, 1998-1999
    • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, 1995-1998
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Teacher
    • Writer
    • Poet