Interview with Beverly Taylor Herald, September 29, 1997

Project: Kentucky Writers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Herald begins the interview by talking about her childhood. Herald then explains the significance of the term 'mirror twins.' Then, the interviewee's education from grade school to college is discussed. Next, Herald's first marriage and subsequent divorce are explored. Following this, Herald's work history and second marriage are considered. The interviewee details herself as a writer individually and then her writing during collaborative projects with her twin sister. Additionally, the nature of creativity is examined. To conclude the interview, Herald talks of her recent hobby of doll collecting, the death of her son, and how she would like to be remembered as a person and as a writer.

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1997oh069_kw083

Interviewee Name

Beverly Taylor Herald

Interviewer Name

L. Elisabeth Beattie

Interview Date

1997-09-29

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Herald, Beverly Taylor Interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. 29 Sep. 1997. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Herald, B.T. (1997, September 29). Interview by L. E. Beattie. Kentucky Writers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Herald, Beverly Taylor, interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. September 29, 1997, Kentucky Writers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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