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Haara, Brian F.

Brian F. Haara

Photo: Brian Haara

  • Name(s)
    • Brian F. Haara
  • Date of Birth
  • Residence(s)
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law, 1996
    • B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Alma College, Alma, Michigan, 1993
  • Life Events
    • On the Advisory Board of the Kentucky Humane Society, 2006-present
    • On the Board of Directors for Zoom Group, 2001-2011
    • Co-founder of Tachau Meek PLC, Louisville, Kentucky, 2007
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Named Real Estate Lawyer of the Year in Best Lawyers Louisville Litigation, 2016, 2020
    • Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2013-2020
    • Included in Kentucky Super Lawyers, 2011-2020
  • Employment
    • Chair, Joint Rules Commission, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, 2013-present
    • Partner at Tachau Meek, PLC, Louisville, Kentucky, 2007-present
    • Associate then Partner, Tachau Maddox Hovious & Dickens PLC, Louisville, Kentucky, 2000-2007
    • Associate, Sheffer Hoffman / Sheffer Hutchinson Kinney, LLP, Louisville, Kentukcy, 1996-2000
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Lawyer
    • Attorney
    • Writer

Hagen, Sarah Cornett

Sarah Cornett Hagen

  • Name(s)
    • Sarah L. Kincer Cornett Hagen
    • Sarah Cornett-Hagen
  • Date of Birth
    • 1936
    • Haymond, Letcher County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Haymond, Letcher County, Kentucky
    • Ashland, Oregan
  • Education
  • Life events
    • Grew up in a coal camp in Letcher County, Kentucky
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s)
    • Author

Hall, Eliza Calvert

Eliza Calvert Hall

  • Name(s)
    • Eliza Calvert Hall (pseudonym)
    • Eliza Caroline Calvert Obenchain
    • Eliza Caroline "Lida" Obenchain
    • Eliza Caroline Calvert (maiden name)
    • Lida Calvert
    • Lida Hall
  • Date of Birth
    • February 11, 1856
    • Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • December 20, 1935
    • Dallas, Texas
  • Residence(s)
    • Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky
    • Dallas, Texas
  • Education
    • Western Female Seminary, Oxford, Ohio
  • Life Events
    • Worked with the Kentucky Equal Rights Association
    • Married Major William Alexander Obenchain, 1885; four children
  • Employment
    • Press superintendent for Kentucky, Kentucky Equal Rights Association
    • President and Corresponding secretary, Bowling Green Equal Rights Association
    • Contributor to many newspapers and magazines including, but not limited to:
      • Cosmopolitan
      • The Ladies' Home Journal
      • The Women's Journal
      • Scribner's Monthly magazine
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer
    • Women's rights activist
    • Suffragist

Hall, James Baker

  • Name(s)
    • James Baker Hall
  • Date of Birth
    • April 14, 1935
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • June 25, 2009
  • Residence(s)
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • M. A., Stanford University, Stanford California, 1961
    • B. A. in English, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1957
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions 
    • Inducted into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame in 2014
    • Kentucky Poet Laureate, 2001-2003
    • Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Tenured Faculty, University of Kentucky, 1994
    • Southern Arts Federation Photography Fellowship, 1993
    • Kentucky Arts Council Al Smith Fellowship, 1986
    • Pushcart Award, 1983
    • National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Fellowship in Poetry, 1980
    • O. Henry Award, 1967
    • Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, 1960
  • Employment
    • Professor, University of Kentucky English Department, 1973-2003
    • Director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Kentucky
    • Taught poetry and photography at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), early 1970s
    • Contributing editor for Aperture Magazine.
    • Teacher, Stanford University
    • Teacher, New York University
    • Teacher, University of Connecticut 
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Professor
    • Teacher
    • Author
    • Poet
    • Photographer

Hall, Joe B.

Joe B. Hall

  • Name(s)
    • Joe B. Hall
    • Joe Beasman Hall
  • Date of Birth
    • November 30, 1928
    • Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky
    • Denver, Colorado
    • Fort Collins, Colorado
    • Warrensburg, Missouri
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • MA, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1964
    • B.S., University of Kentucky, 1955
    • Cynthiana High School
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Statue of Hall unveiled outside of the Wildcat Coal Lodge, University of Kentucky, 2012
    • Joe B. Hall National Coach of the Year Award named in his honor
    • Won the NCAA National Championship, 1978
    • Received four SEC Coach of the Year honors
  • Employment
    • Vice-President of Central Bank, Lexington, Kentucky
    • Sports Commentator
    • Basketball Coach, University of Kentucky, 1965-1885
      • Head Basketball Coach, 1972-1985
    • Head Basketball Coach, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri, 1964-1965
    • Athletics Director and Baseball and Basketball Coach, Regis College, Denver, Colorado, 1958-1964
    • Football, Baseball, and Basketball coach, Shepherdsville High School, Kentucky, 1956-1958
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Basketball coach
    • Baseball coach
    • Football coach
    • Writer
    • Sports commentator

Hall, Wade

  • Name(s)
    • Wade Hall
    • Wade H. Hall
  • Date of Birth
    • February 2, 1934
    • Union Springs, Alabama
  • Date of Death
    • September 26, 2015
    • Buried at the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Alabama
  • Residence(s)
    • Hometown: Union Springs, Alabama
    • Gainesville, Florida, c.1961-1962
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, 1962-2006
    • Halls Crossroads, Bulluck County, Alabama, 2006-2015
  • Education
    • Ph. D., University of Illinois, 1961
    • M. A., University of Alabama, 1957
    • B. S., Troy State University (then Troy State Teacher's College), Alabama, 1953
  • Life Events
    • Served for two years in the United States Army, c.1954-1956
    • Met his life partner, journalist Gregg Swem, in 1971
    • Established the Ohio Valley Book Fair for antique, rare, and out-of-print books
    • Donated collections to the University of Alabama, the University of Kentucky, Troy University, the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Mobile Museum of Art, and the Columbus Museum in Georgia
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Henry and Julia Tutwiler Distinguished Service Award from the University of Alabama, 1996
  • Employment
    • English professor at Bellarmine College, Louisville, 1969-1996
    • Administrator at Bellarmine College, Louisville
    • Hosted a weekly interview program, Wade Hall's Kentucky Desk, on Louisville Public Television, an affiliate of Kentucky Educational Television
    • Editor of the Kentucky Poetry Review, 15+ years
    • Head of the English Department at Kentucky Southern College, Louisville, c.1962-1969
    • Taught English at the University of Florida, c.1961-1962
    • United States Army, c.1954-1956
    • Taught at the Junior High School in Opp, Alabama, c.1953
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Teacher
    • Writer
    • Editor
    • Collector

Haneberg, Lisa

Lisa Haneberg

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  • Name(s)
    • Lisa Haneberg
    • Lisa L. Haneberg
  • Date of Birth
    • April 15, 1964
  • Residence(s)
    • Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction Writing, Goddard College, 2008
    • B.S. in Behavioral Sciences, University of Maryland Global Campus, 1990
  • Life Events
  • Employment
    • Self-Employed HR Consultant and Writer, Lexington, Kentucky, 2002-present
    • Director HRBPs, Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston, Texas, 2012-2017
    • Vice President and OD Consulting Practice Lead, Management Performance International, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2009-2012
    • Director of HR, OD, and then Product Development, Cruise West, 2000-2005
    • OD Consultant, Intel, 1998-2000
    • Manager PSD, Mead Paper, 1996-1998
    • Manager, HRD, Black & Decker, 1992-1996
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Consultant
    • Writer

Hansel, Pauletta

  • Name(s)
    • Pauletta Hansel
  • Date of Birth
    • Eastern Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Eastern Kentucky
    • Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979-present
  • Education
    • M.F.A, Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2011
  • Life Events
    • Co-editor of Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel
    • Member of the Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative
    • Member of the Appalachian Studies Association
    • Married Owen Cramer
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • First Poet Laureate of Cincinnati, 2016-2018
    • Weatherford Award for Best Appalachian Poetry Book for Palindrome, 2017
  • Employment
    • Managing Editor, Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative
    • Writer-in-Residence, Thomas More Univeristy, Creative Writing Program, Crestview Hills, Kentucky
    • Writer-in-Residence, WordPlay
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Poet
    • Writer
    • Speaker
    • Educator

Hardin, John A.

  • Name(s)
    • John A. Hardin
  • Date of Birth
    • September 18, 1948
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    • Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky
    • Cheney, Washington
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1989
    • M.A. in History, Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee
    • B.A. in History, Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Life Events
    • Married Maxine Randle Hardin, one son
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Kentucky Historical Society Publication Award for Kentucky African-American Encyclopedia, 2016
    • Thomas D. Clark Medallion Book Award for Kentucky African-American Encyclopedia, 2015
  • Employment
    • Professor Emeritus of History, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 2018-
    • Assistant to the Provost for Diversity Enhancement, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky. 2002-2005
    • Associate Professor of History, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky
    • Assistant Dean of Western's Potter College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1997-2002
    • Assistant Professor of Black Studies, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington, 1984-1991
    • Taught History at Kentucky State University, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1972-1974
    • Visiting Professor 
      • Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, Kentucky
      • Spokane Community College, Spokane, Washington
      • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
      • University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Professor
    • Educator
    • Writer
    • Editor

Hardwick, Elizabeth

  • Name(s)
    • Elizabeth Hardwick
    • Elizabeth Bruce Hardwick
    • Elizabeth Hardwick Lowell
  • Date of Birth
    • July 27, 1916
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • December 2, 2007
    • Manhattan, New York
  • Residence(s)
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
    • Manhattan, New York City, New York
  • Education
    • Postgraduate work, Columbia University, New York, 1939-1941
    • M. A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1939
    • B. A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1938
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
  • Employment
    • Editor for the New York Review of Books
    • Taught at Columbia University
    • Taught at Barnard College
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer
    • Literary Critic

Harrison-Pace, Yolantha

  • Name(s)
    • Yolantha Harrison-Pace
  • Date of Birth
    • February 7, 1955
    • Tacoma, WA
  • Residence(s)
    • Hometown: Amarillo, Texas
    • Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • AA, Columbia College
    • BFA, University of Texas
    • Masters of Performing Arts, Penn State University, 1978-1981
  • Life Events
    • Missionary in Haiti
    • Founder and facilitator of V.O.I.C.E. (Voices of Influence Creating Encouragement)
    • Founder and facilitator of S.P.E.A.K. (Stop, Please End Abuse to Kids!)
  • Awards
    • Poet of the Year
    • Book of the Year: Wing-Plucked Butterfly
    • Humanitarian Author of the Year
    • Emerging Voice of the 21st Century
    • First Sister2Sister Capacity, Inc., Ambassador
    • YOUnity Guild Humanitarian of the Year Award, 2004
    • Urban Spectrum Poetry Book of the Year Award, 2004
  • Employment
    • Missionary at Haiti Rescue Mission, 2009-present
    • Teaching and Performing Artist at Kentucky Arts Council, 1999-present
  • Occupation(s) and Field(s) of Activity
    • Founder and facilitator of V.O.I.C.E. (Voices of Influence Creating Encouragement)
    • Founder and facilitator of S.P.E.A.K. (Stop, Please End Abuse to Kids!)

Harrow, Alix E.

  • Name(s)
    • Alix E. Harrow
  • Date of Birth
    • 1989
  • Residence(s)
    • Berea, Madison County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • University of Vermont
  • Life Events
    • Married Nick Stiner, two children
  • Awards and Recognitions 
    • Hugo Award for Short Story for A Witch's Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies, 2019
    • Finalist for the Locus Award for Best First Novel for The Ten Thousand Doors of January
  • Employment
    • Freelance Writer
    • Historian
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Historian
    • Writer

Haughton, Matthew

  • Name(s)
    • Matthew Haughton
  • Date of Birth
    • 1977
    • Boulder, Colorado
  • Residence(s)
    • Boulder, Colorado
    • Greenup County, Kentucky
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Finalist, Next Great Writer Competition at the Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Poems