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Kentucky Writers: Authors of the Bluegrass State

"Authors of the Bluegrass State" is a guide by Kentucky Collects. This guide provides information about authors and writers from Kentucky and their work.

Browse 20th Century Authors

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Abbott, H. P. Almon

Abell, Sam

Adams, Frankie V.

Adams, James Taylor

Adams, Jesse E.

Adams, Michael C. C.

Adams, William Y.

Adams-Wells, Aleechawa [Alethea] A.

Adkins, Minnie

Alexander, Constance

Alexander, David

Allen, Elisabeth Offutt

Allen, Nancy Kelly

Altsheler, Joseph A.

Anderson, Barbara Tunnell

Anderson, Bridget

Andrews, Arlan

Archambeault, James

Arnett, Larry L.

Arnow, Harriette Simpson

Asbury, Eslie

Asher, Brad

Barker, Garry

Barth, Robert L.

Barton, Bernadette

Beattie, Linda Elisabeth

Beck, B. Elizabeth

Bell, Beverly

Belue, Ted Franklin

Bernson, Barry

Berry, Wendell

Bingham, Sallie

Birdwhistell, Terry L.

Blair, Ronald Wolford

Bolin, James Duane

Boone, Joy Bale

Bordo, Susan

Bradby, Marie

Bridgeman, Hallee

Brooks, Cleanth

Brooks, Farleigh

Bruckheimer, Linda

Buchanan, Henry A.

Buck, Charles Neville

Burman, Ben Lucien

Bush, Bryan S.

Campbell, Tracy

Canedy, Dana

Caskey, Jefferson D.

Caudill, Harry

Caudill, Rebecca

Cayce, Edgar

Chaffin, Lille D.

Christensen, Evelyn B.

Clark, Billy Curtis

Clark, Dorothy Park

Clark, Thomas Dionysius

Clay, Soc

Clooney, Nick

Cobb, Irvin S.

Coleman, J. Winston, Jr.

Cornett, John

Cotter, Joseph, Sr.

Cotton, Ralph W.

Crawford, Byron

Creason, Joe

Crunk, Tony

Dadey, Debbie

Davenport, Guy

Davenport, Gwen

Daviess, Maria Thompson

Deese, Alma Wynelle

Deveraux, Jude

De Vries, Sonja

Dick, David

Dick, Lalie

Dorris, Michael

Douglas, Joshua A.

Doyle, Mary Ellen

Drake, Leah Bodine

Driskell, Kathleen

Duboise, Novella

Dunnigan, Alice Allison

Edwards, Kim

Egerton, John

Ellis, Jack D.

Ellis, William E.

English, Logan

Enoch, Harry G.

Ethridge, Willie Snow

Eubank, Damon

Eudy, Mary Cummings

Farris, Nettie

Faughn, Dale

Finney, Nikki

Flood, Charles Bracelen

Flora, David

Florence, Leigh Anne

Fortune, Carl H.

Fox, John, Jr.

Fraas, Elizabeth Duffy

Furman, Lucy S.

Gabhart, Ann H.

Gentry, Jane

Gifford, James M.

Gilderbloom, John I. "Hans"

Giles, Janice Holt

Gordon, Caroline

Gorham, Sarah

Grafton, Sue

Grant, Nancy S.

Greer-Petrie, Cordia

Griner, Paul

Guffey, Roger L.

Guthrie, A. B., Jr.

Hagen, Sarah Cornett

Hall, Eliza Calvert

Hall, James Baker

Hall, Joe B.

Hall, Wade

Haneberg, Lisa

Hansel, Pauletta

Hardin, John A.

Hardwick, Elizabeth

Harrison-Pace, Yolantha

Herald, Beverly Taylor

Hightower, Lynn S.

Hill, Edward G.

Hines, Duncan

Holbrook, Chris

hooks, bell

Hopkins, Bruce

Host, Jim

Howard, Barbara Ann

Hubbard, Harlan

Hunley, Tom C.

Ingram, Barbara W.

Irwin, Anthony Lee

Jackson, Brian A.

Jillson, Willard Rouse

Johnson, Fenton

Johnston, Annie F.

Jones, Gayl

Jones, Loyal

Jones, Marcia Thornton

Kelly, Eleanor Mercein

Kendrick, Leatha

Kiffmeyer, Thomas

Kindred, Teresa B.

Kingsolver, Barbara

Knight, Etheridge

Knight, Grant C.

Lacy, Elsie Halsey

Laine, Henry Allen

Lampton, Nana

Leach, Tom

Litsey, Edwin Carlile

Lyon, George Ella

Martin, George Madden

Marvin, Gene

Mason, Bobbie Ann

Massie, Robert K., III

Maurer, David W.

McCafferty, Barbara Taylor

McClanahan, Ed

McDaniel, Karen Cotton

McElmurray, Karen Salyer

McMeekin, Clark

McMeekin, Isabel McLennan

Merton, Thomas

Metzmeier, Kurt X.

Miller, Jim Wayne

Mobley, Tom

Monhollon, Alice B.

Montell, William Lynwood 

Morehead, Maureen

Morgan, Janice

Morgan, Thomas Hunt

Muething, Eugenia, Sister

Mullins, Roland D.

Musoni, Francis

Myers, Marshall

Nasar, S. A.

Nash, Alanna

Nash, Francis

Naslund, Sena Jeter

Nassr, Donald

Nation, Carry A.

Natter, Wolfgang

Neal, Patricia

Neary, Donna M.

Neikirk, William

Nelli, Humbert S.

Nelson, Charles L.

Nelson, James G.

Neuman, Fred G.

Newbery, Chris

Newman, Melissa C.

Nichols, Edna Bloyd

Nichols, Lester M.

Nickell, Estelle B.

Nickell, J. Wendell

Nickell, Joe

Nickell, W. Lynn

Niedermeier, Lynn E.

Nietzel, Michael T.

Niles, John Jacob

Niles, Rena Lipetz

Noe, J. T. Cotton

Noffsinger, James Philip

Nold, James

Norman, Gurney

Norman, Marsha

Northington, Nathaniel

Nutt, Grady

Oakes, Elizabeth

Ockerman, Foster, Jr.

Offutt, Chris

O'Malley, Nancy

O'Rear, Agnes S.

Otieno, Iddah

Patton, James H., Jr.

Peachee, Carol

Pearce, John Ed

Pegram, Amelia Blossom

Pennington, Lee

Phillips, Louise Scott

Pickens, Harry

Pilkenton, Henry E.

Popham, Mary

Popkin, Jeremy D.

Powell, Robert A.

Powlas, Joe

Quenon, Paul

Quick, Susan

Railey, William Edward

Raitz, Karl B.

Ray, Bess A.

Receveur, Betty Layman

Reed, Rufus Mitchell

Reigler, Susan

Rice, Alice Hegan

Ritchie, Jean

Riley, James Alan

Robards, Karen

Roberts, Elizabeth Madox

Roberts, Leonard W.

Robinson, Roxana

Roe, Charles L.

Royden, Nancy

Rubio, Gwyn Hyman

Salyers, Paul

Schulkers, Robert F.

Scutchfield, F. Douglas

Semones, Charles

Shepard, Sam

Sherburne, James

Shulman, Lenny

Skinner, Jeffrey

Smith, Effie Waller

Smith, Gerald L.

Smock, Frederick

Spears, George McCalla

Steele, Frank

Stewart, Albert

Stiles, Martha Bennett

Still, James

Stone, Michelle

Stuart, Jesse

Sullivan, Alan

Summers, Hollis

Survant, Joe

Tate, Allen

Taylor, Richard

Taylor-Hall, Mary Ann

Teegarden, Troy

Tevis, Walter S.

Thelin, John R.

Thomas, Helen

Thomas, Jean Bell

Thompson, Hunter S.

Thompson, Paul Douglas

Thorpe, Allison

Thurman, Evelyn

Tobe, Carol Brenner

Tobin, Thomas

Townsend, John Wison

Trapp, Glenda K.

Trease, Denny

Turner, William H.

Van Willigen, John

Verble, Margaret

Von Borries, Philip

Walker, Frank X.

Warren, Robert Penn

Weston, William J.

Willcutt, J. Robert

Williams, Lowell Allen

Williams, Michael

Wilkes, J. D.

Wilson, Angene

Worley, Jeff

Yudkin, Franklin Sherwood

Zemsky, Thomas

Ziegler, Charles E.

Zoeller, Chet

Zolman, James F.

Zugsmith, Leane

Zurick, David