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Everyday Heroes: Campbellsville woman considered a pioneer in children’s literature

This story will be included in Steve Flairty’s upcoming 2015 book, “Kentucky’s Everyday Heroes #4.” It was previously published in the August 2013 issue of Kentucky Monthly magazine.   By Steve Flairty KyForward columnist   Don’t ever doubt that petite and ebullient 98-year-old Beulah Campbell has been a person of focus and bold passion in her chosen field, children’s...

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;...