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Kiffmeyer, Thomas J.

  • Name(s)
    • Thomas J. Kiffmeyer
    • Thomas Kiffmeyer
    • Tom Kiffmeyer
  • Date of Birth
    • 1963
  • Residence(s)
    • Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Morehead, Rowan County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in History, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1998
    • M.A. in History, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky, 1987
    • B.A. in Political Science and History, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1985
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Named a Distinguished Alumnus by Eastern Kentucky University, 2019
    • Kentucky State Historical Records Advisory Board 2010 Kentucky Archives Month Certificate of Merit for Writing or Other Production for Reformers to Radicals: The Appalachian Volunteers and the War on Poverty, 2010
  • Employment
    • Associate Professor of History, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky, 1998-present
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Professor
    • Writer

Kindred, Teresa B.

Teresa B. Kindred

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  • Name(s)
    • Teresa Kindred
    • Teresa B. Kindred
    • Teresa Bell Kindred
  • Date of Birth
    • August 13, 1956
  • Residence(s)
    • Edmonton, Metcalfe County, Kentucky
  • Education
  • Life Events
    • Married Bill Kindred, five children
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer
    • Educator
    • Speaker

Kingsolver, Barbara

  • Name(s)
    • Barbara Kingsolver
  • Date of Birth
    • April 8, 1955
    • Annapolis, Maryland
  • Residence(s)
    • Hometown: Carlisle, Nicholas County, Kentucky
    • Congo
    • France, c.1977-1978
    • Tucson, Arizona, c.1978-1998
    • Washington County, Virginia
  • Education
    • Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Duke University, 2008
    • Honorary Doctorate of Letters, DePauw University, 1994
    • Masters in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 1980-c.1982
    • B. S. in Biology Phi Beta Kappa, De Pauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, 1977
  • Life Events
    • Married Joseph Hoffmann, 1985; one daughter; separated in 1992
    • Married Steven Hopp, 1994; one daughter.
    • Founding member of the Rock Bottom Remainders, a band comprised of published writers, late 1990s.
    • Established the Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction, 2000
  • Awards and Recognitions (Full list at kingsolver.com)
    • Inducted into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame, 2017
    • Dayton Literary Peace Prize's Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award, 2011
    • UK's Orange Prize for Fiction, for The Lacuna, 2010
    • National Humanities Medal
    • Nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award
    • Pulitzer Prize Finalist
    • American Booksellers Book of the Year
    • PEN/Faulkner Award
  • Employment
    • Author
    • Scientific writer for the University of Arizona
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer
    • Editor
    • Biology

Klein, Erv

  • Name(s)
    • Erv Klein
    • Ervin Klein
  • Date of Birth
    • March 25, 1949
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • J.D., University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    • B.A., University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Life Events
    • Member of American Writers and Artists, Inc., 2014-
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Attorney
    • Legislative Agent
    • Writer
    • Copywriter