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“Celebrating Kentucky Literature” with the Kentucky Literary Awards
in Kentucky Libraries
  • Jonathan Jeffrey, Western Kentucky University
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Reprinted with permission. Original content appeared in column "Looking Back," in Kentucky Libraries, v.67, no.3 (Summer 2003): 10-11.

Article discusses the origin and development of the Kentucky Literary Awards, statewide awards given to Kentucky authors who pen distinguished fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. The annual awards are presented in conjunction with the Southern Kentucky Book Fest in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The article discusses criteria for the awards, judge selection, and how rankings are compiled.
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Jonathan Jeffrey. "“Celebrating Kentucky Literature” with the Kentucky Literary Awards" in Kentucky Libraries Vol. 67 Iss. 3 (2003) p. 10 - 11
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