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Wendell Berry inducted to Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame Today

Former UK professor Wendell Berry will be the first living person inaugurated into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame on Wednesday, said Jessica Faye Mohler, the marketing and communications director for the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning.

The ceremony will be held in the Carnegie Center at 7 p.m. and will include a speech by Berry, as well as five more inaugurations for Guy Davenport, Elizabeth Hardwick, Jim Wayne Miller, Effie Waller Smith and Hunter S. Thompson, according to the Carnegie Center’s press release.

Read more at Kentucky Kernel

See also College Heights Herald (focus on Jim Wayne Miller)


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Congratulations, Mr. Berry, not just for this well-deserved honor but for the generations of poets/writers you've inspired!

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