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Dadey, Debbie

  • Name(s)
  • Debbie Dadey
  • Date of Birth
    • May, 1959
    • Morganfield, KY
  • Residence(s)
    • Hometown: Henderson, KY
    • Residence: Furlong, PA
  • Education
    • Henderson County Senior High
    • MSLS, Western Kentucky University
  • Awards
    • Children's Choice Awards for Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots
    • Elba Award Winner for Wizards Don't Need Computers
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s)
    • Teacher
    • Librarian
    • Writer

Dae, Pamela

Pamela Dae

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  • Name(s)
    • Pamela Dae
    • Pamela Perlman
  • Date of Birth
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Bloomington, Indiana
    • Washington, D.C.
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. in English Literature and Journalism, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Life Events
  • Employment
    • Attorney based in Lexington, Kentucky
    • Press Secretary, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Attorney
    • Lawyer
    • Writer
    • Journalist

Davenport, Guy

  • Name(s)
    • Guy Davenport
    • Guy Mattison Davenport
  • Date of Birth
    • November 23, 1927
    • Anderson, South Carolina
  • Date of Death
    • January 4, 2005
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Anderson, South Carolina
    • Oxford, England
    • Haverford, Pennsylvania
    • Saint Louis, Missouri
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph. D., Harvard University, 1961
    • Merton College, Rhodes Scholar, Oxford University, England, 1948-1950
    • B. A., summa cum laude in English and Classics, Duke University
  • Life Events
    • Drafted into the United States Army, 1950-1952
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Inducted into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame in 2015
    • MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, 1990
    • PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, 1996
    • O. Henry Award
    • Morton Dauwen Zabel Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters
    • Rhodes Scholar, 1948-1950
  • Employment
    • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1963-1990
    • Haverford College, 1961-1963
    • Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri, c.1952-1955
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Teacher
    • Professor
    • Author
    • Translator
    • Painter

Davenport, Gwen

Gwen Davenport

  • Name(s)
    • Gwen Davenport
    • Gwen L. Davenport
    • Gwen Leys Davenport
    • Mrs. John Davenport
    • Michael Hardt (pseudonym)
  • Date of Birth
    • October 3, 1909
    • Colón, Panama
  • Date of Death
    • March 23, 2002
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Colón, Panama
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, 1937-2002
  • Education
  • Life Events
    • Married, one daughter, two sons
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Her novel Belvedere was adapted into three movies and a television comedy series
  • Employment
  • Field(s) of Activity
  • Occupation(s)

Daviess, Maria Thompson

Maria Thompson Daviess

  • Name(s)
    • Marie Thompson Daviess
  • Date of Birth
    • November 25, 1872
    • Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • September 3, 1924
    • New York City, New York
    • Buried at the Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky
  • Residences
    • Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky
    • Nashville, Tennessee
    • New York City, New York
  • Education
    • Studied art in Paris
    • Peabody College School of Art, Nashville, Tennessee
    • Wellesley College (one year), Wellesley, Massachusetts
    • Science Hill School, Shelbyville, Kentucky
    • Price's Seminary (Nashville College for Young Ladies), Nashville, Tennessee
  • Life Events
    • Worked with the Equal Suffrage League of Kentucky
    • Co-founder and vice-president of the Nashville chapter of the Equal Suffrage League
  • Employment
    • Faculty, Belmont College, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Artist
    • Writer
    • Activist

Davis, Brooke Lauren

  • Name(s)
    • Brooke Lauren Davis
  • Date of Birth
    • Richmond, Virginia
  • Residences
    • Richmond, Virginia
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    • Small-town Indiana
    • Rural Ohio
  • Education
    • B.A. in English and Creative Writing, Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana, 2016
  • Life events
    • Married 2021
  • Employment
    • Indie bookseller, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity