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Hightower, Lynn S.

  • Name(s)
    • Lynn S. Hightower
  • Date of Birth
    • 1956
    • Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Kentucky
  • Education
    • B.A. in Journalism, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Employment
    • Freelance writer
    • Consultant
    • Teacher, Master Classes on the Novel, University of California, Los Angeles, California
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer
    • Consultant
    • Teacher

Hill, DaMaris B.

  • Name(s)
    • DaMaris B. Hill
  • Date of Birth
  • Residence(s)
    • Baltimore, Maryland
    • Lawrence, Kansas
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2012
    • Graduate Certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2011
    • M.A. in English, Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland, 2005
    • B.A. in English and Psychology, Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland, 1999
  • Life Events
    • Served in the United States Air Force
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • MacDowell Colony Fellowship, 2016
    • Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, 2016
    • Poet-in-Residence Fellowship at The Furious Flower Poetry Center, James Madison University
    • Invitation to Black Portraiture{s} II Revisited in February 2016 at Tisch School for the Arts and Black Portraiture{s} III in Johannesburg, South Africa
    • Fellowship from the Urban Bush Women Summer Leadership Institute at Tulane University
    • Fellowship from Key West Literary Seminar/Writers Workshops
    • Callaloo Literary Writers Workshop Fellowship
    • Eckerd College Writers' Conference Fellowship
    • Fellowship, Project on the History of Black Writing 
    • Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Fellowship, Vermont
    • Bread Loaf Writer's Conference Fellowship, Sicily
    • The Watering Hole Poetry Fellowship
  • Employment
    • Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and African American and Africans Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2013-present
    • Freelance Writer
    • Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Literature, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois, 2013
    • Program Specialist, Institute of Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2011-2012
    • Collections Specialist for The Project on the History of Black Writing, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2009-2011
    • Grant Writer, Lied Center of Kansas, 2008-2009
    • Director-Educational Opportunity Program, Goucher College, Towson, Maryland, 2006-2008
    • Lecturer, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, 2005-2008
    • English/Communication Skills Specialist, Sojourner-Douglass College, Baltimore, Maryland, 2002-2006
    • Language Arts Curriculum Writer/Facilitator, Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore, Maryland, 2001-2005
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Professor
    • Educator
    • Writer
    • Speaker

Hill, Edward G.

Edward G. Hill

  • Name(s)
    • Edward G. Hill
    • Edward Gay Hill
  • Date of Birth
    • August 17, 1883
    • Ocean Springs, Mississippi
  • Date of Death
    • November 8, 1937
    • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Residence(s)
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • University of Louisville Law School, 1903
    • Louisville Male High School
    • Preparatory education, Smith's Academy, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Life Events
    • Lieutenant Commander, United States Naval Reserve Air Force
    • United States Navy, World War Two, 19?-1937
    • Married May Effie Nuttal, 1905; daughter Marjorie
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Named Kentucky Poet Laureate, 1928
    • Proclaimed Commodore of the Ohio and Kentucky rivers, by Governor Edwin P. Morrow, 1923
  • Employment
    • United States Navy, World War Two, 19?-1937
    • Editor for The American Red Man
    • Lawyer, 1903-
  • Occupation(s)
    • Lawyer
    • Speaker
    • Poet
    • Writer

Hindman, Jessica Chiccehitto

Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman

  • Name(s)
    • Jessica Hindman
    • Jessica C. Hindman
    • Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman
  • Date of Birth
  • Residence(s)
    • Potomac Highlands, West Virginia
    • Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
    • Newport, Campbell County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in English, University of North Texas
    • M.F.A. in Creative Non-Fiction Writing, Columbia University
    • B.A., Middle Eastern Studies, Columbia University
  • Life Events
    • Married astronomer Nathan De Lee.
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Finalist for The National Book Critics Circle Award for Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir, 2019
    • Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir named a "best book of 2019" by Amazon and Vox, 2019
    • Outstanding Junior Faculty Award from Northern Kentucky University
    • Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award from Northern Kentucky University 
  • Employment
    • Associate Professor of English, Northern Kentucky University
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Professor
    • Writer
    • Violinist

Hines, Duncan

Duncan Hines

  • Name(s)
    • Duncan Hines
  • Date of Birth
    • March 26, 1880
    • Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • March 15, 1959
    • Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky
    • Buried at the Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky
    • Chicago, Illinois
  • Education
    • Bowling Green Business University (now Western Kentucky University
  • Life Events
    • Founded Hines-Park Foods with Roy H. Park, 1953
    • Introduced Duncan Hines bread through Durkee's Bakery Company, 1952
    • Married Clara Wright Nahm Hines, 1947
    • Married Emelie Tolman Hines, 1939; divorced, 1945
    • Married Florence Chaffin Hines, 1905, she died in 1939
  • Employment
    • Formed Hines-Park Company
    • Columnist: Adventures in Good Eating at Home, nationwide
    • Public relations representative, Midwestern Food Co-op, 1949
    • Traveling salesman, Chicago, Illinois
    • Wells Fargo
    • Green Copper Company
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Businessman
    • Food critic
    • Columnist