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Browse A-Z Authors: Pa-Pd

Kentucky Authors: Pa-Pd

Paden, Jeremy

  • Name(s)
    • Jeremy Paden
    • Jeremy Dae Paden
  • Date of Birth
    • Milan, Italy
  • Residence(s)
    • Milay, Itlay
    • Nicaragua
    • Costa Rica
    • Dominican Republic
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in Spanish Language and Literature, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 2004
    • M.A. in Spanish Language and Literature, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, 1998
    • B.A. in English Literature, Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas, 1996
  • Life Events
    • Member of the Affrilachian Poets
    • Member of the Lexington-based Writers Collective
    • On the LexArts Board of Directors
  • Awards and Recognitions (selected)
    • Campoy-Ada Prize for Illustrated Book with Special Cultural Content for Under the Ocelot Sun/Bajo el sol del ocelot, 2020
    • Co-Winner of the Poeta en Nueva York, Valparaíso Ediciones Competitions, 2020
    • ProSUR Grant from the the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs for A Stone to the Chest , 2019
    • Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council, 2019
    • Selected to the Kentucky Humanities Council Speaker's Bureau, 2019
    • Nominated for Rhysling Award from the Science Fiction Poetry Association, 2017
    • Nominated for Best of Net from Accents Press, 2015
    • Nominated for a Pushcart Prize, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018 (2x)
    • Essential Piece Award, 2015
    • Bingham Teaching Award, 2015
  • Employment
    • Associate Professor of Spanish and Latin, Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, 2004-present
    • Faculty in Poetry and Translation, Spalding University, Louisville, Kentucky, 2014-present
    • Assistant Professor of Spanish, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia,
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Professor
    • Writer
    • Poet
    • Translator

Patton, James H., Jr.

James H. Patton, Jr.

  • Name(s)
    • James H. Patton, Jr.
    • Jim Patton
  • Date of Birth
    • June 14, 1919
    • College Grove, Tennessee
  • Date of Death
    • May 13, 1999
    • Buried at the Mount Hope Cemetery, Franklin, Tennessee
  • Residence(s)
    • College Grove, Tennessee
    • Franklin, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Attended Western Kentucky University
    • Attended Ground Academy
  • Life Events
    • Drafted into the United States Army, World War II
    • Married Jeanie Patton, four children
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Named Kentucky Poet Laureate, 1990
  • Employment
    • Franklin Seed and Grain, Franklin, Kentucky
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Businessman
    • Poet