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Tate, Allen

Allen Tate

  • Name(s)
    • Allen Tate
    • John Orley Allen Tate
  • Date of Birth
    • November 19, 1899
    • Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • February 9, 1979
    • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Residence(s)
    • Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky
    • Greenwich Village, New York
    • Patterson, New York
    • Paris, France
    • Princeton, New Jersey
    • Washington D.C.
    • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Education
    • Honorary Doctorate of Literature, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1956
    • Honorary Doctorate of Literature, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1955
    • Honorary Doctorate of Letters, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1948
    • B.A., magna cum laude, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1922
    • Georgetown Prep
  • Life Events
    • Elected to the National Institute of Arts & Letters, 1949
    • Co-Founder of literary magazine, The Fugitive
    • Married novelist Caroline Gordon, 1925, divorced, 1945; remarried, 1946; divorced, 1959
    • Married author Isabella Stewart Gardner, 1959; divorced, 1966
    • Married Helen Heinz, 1966
  • Awards and Recognitions (selected)
    • Lenore Marshall Prize for Collected Poems: 1919-1976, 1977
    • National Medal for Literature, 1976
    • Ingram Merrill Foundation Award in Literature, 1975
    • Dante Medal, Italy, 1962
    • Brandeis Medal in Poetry for Lifetime Achievement, 1961
    • Christian Culture Gold Medal, Canada, 1958
    • Bollingen Prize for Poetry, 1956
    • Named Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress (later known as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry of the United States), 1943
    • Guggenheim Fellowship, 1928
  • Employment
    • Visiting Professor, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1967
    • Visiting Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1966
    • Visiting Professor, University of Chicago, 1949
    • Editor, The Sewanee Review, 1944-1946
    • Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress (later, Poet Laureate), 1943
    • Professor, University of Minnesota, 1951-1968
    • Head of the Creative Writing Program, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 1939-
    • Teacher, the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina
    • Teacher, Southwestern College, Memphis, Tennessee
    • Book critic for the Nashville Tennessean
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Poet
    • Essayist
    • Writer
    • Critic
    • Social commentator

Taylor, Amy Murrell

  • Name(s)
    • Amy Murrell Taylor
  • Date of Birth
    • Rockville, Maryland
  • Residence(s)
    • Rockville, Maryland
    • Durham, North Carolina
    • Charlottesville, Virginia
    • Albany, New York
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph.D., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 2001
    • M.A., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • A.B., Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
  • Life Events
    • Co-editor (with Stephen Berry) of the "UnCivil Wars" series
    • Serves on the editorial advisory board of the Civil War Monitor magazine
    • Former member of the board of editors of the Journal of Southern History
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Frederick Douglass Book Prize from the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Abolition, and Resistance at Yale University for Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War's Slave Refugee Camps, 2019
    • OAH Merle Curti Award for best book in American Social History, for Embattled Freedom, 2019
    • OAH Avery O. Craven Award for most original book on the Civil War & Reconstruction, for Embattled Freedom, 2019
    • John Nau Book Prize from the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia for Embattled Freedom, 2019
    • Tom Watson Brown Book Award from the Society of Civil War Historians for Embattled Freedom, 2019
    • Governor's Book Award from the Kentucky Historical Society & Office of the Governor, 2019
    • Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2019
    • Provost's Award for Outstanding Teaching at the University of Kentucky, 2019
    • Faculty Mentor of the Week at the University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research, 2018
    • Great Teacher Award from the University of Kentucky Alumni Association, 2016
    • National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 2009-2010
    • American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, 2008-2009
  • Employment
    • Associate Professor of History, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2012-present
    • Assistant Professor, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, New York, c.2001-2012
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Historian
    • Professor
    • Writer

Taylor, Richard

  • Name(s)
    • Richard Taylor
    • Richard L. Taylor
    • Richard Lawrence Taylor
  • Date of Birth
    • September 17, 1941
  • Residence(s)
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    • Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1974
    • J.D., Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, 1967
    • M.A. in English, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1964
    • B.A. in English, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1963
    • Atherton High School, Louisville, Kentucky, 1959
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Thomas D. Clark Medallion Award for Elkhorn: Evolution of a Kentucky Landscape, 2018
    • Kentucky Poet Laureate, 1999-2000
    • Al Smith Award, 1995
    • Distinguished Professor Award from Kentucky State University, 1992
    • National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships
    • Fulbright Scholar in Denmark
  • Employment
    • Professor of Creative Writing and Literature, Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky
      • Kenan Visiting Writer
    • Distinguished Professor of English, Kentucky State University, 1975-
    • Co-owner of Poor Richard's Books, Frankfort, Kentucky
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Professor
    • Poet 
    • Writer

Taylor-Hall, Mary Ann

  • Name(s)
    • Mary Ann Taylor-Hall
  • Date of Birth
    • 1937
    • Chicago, Illinois
  • Residence(s)
    • Chicago, Illinois
    • Winter Haven, Florida
    • Macon, Georgia
    • Farm, Harrison-Scott Counties, Kentucky, 40+ years
  • Education
    • M.A., English Literature, Columbia University, New York City, New York
    • B.A., English, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • Attended Wesleyan College, Macon, Georgia
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions 
    • National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grants
    • Al Smith Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council
    • PEN/Syndicated Fiction Award
    • Barnes & Nobles Discover Great New Writers Award for Come and Go, Molly Snow, 2009
    • Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award for How She Knows What She Knows About Yo-Yos, 2000
  • Employment
    • Taught at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
    • Taught at the University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
    • Taught at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • Taught at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Teacher
    • Writer
    • Poet