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Goan, Melanie Beals

  • Name(s)
    • Melanie Beals Goan
  • Date of Birth
    • March 30, 1972
    • Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Residence(s)
    • Erie, Pennsylvania
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, 1994-present
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in History, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2000
    • M.A. in History, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1996
    • B.A. in History, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, 1994
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Teachers Who Make a Difference Award, 2018
    • Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Kentucky, 2017
    • Nominated for the Ken Freedman Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award, 2016-2017
    • Nominated for the Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship, University of Kentucky, 2016
    • Nominated for the College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, 2014, 2016
    • Collins Award for Best Article in Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, 2003
  • Employment
    • Professor of History, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
      • Associate Professor of History, 2017-present
      • Assistant Professor of History, 2014-2017
      • Lecturer in History, 2011-2014
      • Instructor, 2000-2009
    • Instructor, Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky
      • Instructor in History, 2009-2010
      • Instructor, Foundations of Liberal Arts, 200-2002
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Historian
    • Professor
    • Writer

Goodman, Peggy

  • Name(s)
    • Peggy Goodman
  • Date of Birth
  • Residence(s)
    • Edmonton, Metcalfe County, Kentucky
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Actress
    • Teacher
    • Writer

Gordon, Caroline

  • Name(s)
    • Caroline Gordon
  • Date of Birth
    • October 6, 1895
    • Todd County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • April 11, 1981
    • Chiapas, Mexico
  • Residence(s)
    • Todd County, Kentucky
    • Bethany, West Virginia
    • New York
    • London
    • Paris
    • Clarksville, Christian and Trigg Counties, Kentucky; and Tennessee
    • Princeton, New Jersey, 1939-1942
    • Monteagle, Tennessee
    • San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico
  • Education
    • Bachelor's Degree, Bethany College, West Virginia, 1916
  • Life Events
    • Part of the Southern Renaissance literary movement
    • Married poet Allen Tate, 1925; daughter Nancy Meriwether Tate (Wood)
  • Awards and Recognitions
  • Employment
    • Reporter, The Chattanooga News
    • Teacher, Clarksville High School
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Novelist
    • Writer
    • Critic

Gorham, Sarah

Sarah Gorham

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  • Name(s)
    • Sarah Gorham
    • Sarah Gorham Skinner
  • Date of Birth
    • March 30, 1954
    • Santa Monica, California
  • Residence(s)
    • Santa Monica, California, 1954-c.1961
    • Omaha, Nebraska, c.1961-1962
    • Georgetown, Washington D. C., c.1962-
    • Switzerland
    • Connecticut
    • Delaware
    • Prospect, Jefferson and Oldham Counties, Kentucky
  • Education
    • M. F. A., University of Iowa, 1978
    • B. A., Antioch College, 1976
    • School in Switzerland, for grades 10 and 11
    • Burgundy Farm Country Day School, Washington, D. C. 
  • Life Events
    • Founded Sarabande Books with her husband, Jeffrey Skinner, 1994
    • Married poet Jeffrey Skinner, two children
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), 2013
    • Writer-in-Residence at the James Merrill House in Stonington, CT, 2002
    • Gertrude Claytor Prize, Poetry Society of America
    • Four Way Books Award in Poetry for The Tension Zone, 1994 (published in 1996)
    • Carolyn Kizer Award, 1990
    • Grant from Yaddo
    • Grant from the MacDowell Colony
    • Grant from the Kentucky State Arts Council
    • Grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women
  • Employment
    • President and Editor-in-Chief of Sarabande Books, Louisville Kentucky
    • Staff for the Antioch Review and Seneca Review
    • Taught kindergarten at the Columbia Nursery School, Manhattan, New York for one year
    • Assistant Poetry Director at the Folger Library, Washington D. C. 
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Poet
    • Essayist
    • Editor
    • Publisher