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Pumped Up: Four professors excited about launch of UK’s new MFA in creative writing

By Sarah Schuetze Special to KyForward   There are many parallels between initiating a program and starting a novel, poem or story. Those creative possibilities inspired the University of Kentucky’s creative writing faculty who are enthusiastically beginning the first semester of the school’s new master of fine arts.   For Andrew Ewell, a new assistant professor in UK’s Department...

Seven writers added to Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame, including a monk and a prisoner

Etheridge Knight (Photo from Poetry Foundation)   The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning inducted its second class of seven writers into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame including, for the first time, a children’s author, a spiritual writer, a historian and the first writer connected to a political movement.   Rebecca Caudill, from Adair County, was a children’s book author;...