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O'Rear, Agnes S.

Agnes S. O'Rear

  • Name(s)
    • Agnes O'Rear
    • Agnes S. O'Rear
    • Agnes Saffell O'Rear
    • Agnes Todd Saffell O'Rear
  • Date of Birth
    • March 1, 1895
    • Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • May 11, 1990
    • Buried in the Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Kentucky Female Orphan School (now Midway College), Midway, Kentucky
  • Life Events
    • Married James B. O'Rear, 1914; five children
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Named Kentucky Poet Laureate, 1978
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Poet

Otieno, Iddah

Iddah Otieno

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  • Name(s)
    • Iddah Otieno
    • Iddah Aoko Otieno
  • Date of Birth
    • Kenya
  • Residence(s)
    • Kisumu, Kenya
    • Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in Higher Education Policy, Comparative & International Education, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2012
    • M.A. in English, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky, 2001
    • B.A. in Education and English, Maseno University, Kisumu, Kenya, 1994
  • Life Events
  • Employment
    • Professor of English and African studies, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 2001-present
      • Director, Kenya Exchange Program
    • Adjunct, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky, 2013-present
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Teacher
    • Writer

Owen, Pat Williams

  • Name(s)
    • Pat Williams Owen
  • Date of Birth
  • Residence(s)
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    • Sarasota, Florida
  • Education
    • J.D., University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    • M.A. in English, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Finalist in the Atlantic Review International Poetry Competition
  • Employment
    • Attorney
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Attorney
    • Poet
    • Writer