Interview with Crystal Wilkinson, July 19, 2001

Project: Kentucky Writers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Crystal Wilkinson begins the interview by talking about the Poetry in the Park event in Lexington, and her experience of teaching at the Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts. Wilkinson's writing process and habits are then discussed at length. The interviewee's friendship with writers from Appalachia, her views on creative writing from a teacher's perspective, and her literary inspirations are also considered. Lastly, Wilkinson speculates upon the impact of her work, favorite authors, recent literary ideas, critic reviews, and her agent.

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2001oh028_kw101

Interviewee Name

Crystal Wilkinson

Interviewer Name

Betsy Brinson

Interview Date

2001-07-19

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Wilkinson, Crystal Interview by Betsy Brinson. 19 Jul. 2001. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Wilkinson, C. (2001, July 19). Interview by B. Brinson. Kentucky Writers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Wilkinson, Crystal, interview by Betsy Brinson. July 19, 2001, Kentucky Writers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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