Interview with George E. Eklund, May 24, 1993

Project: Kentucky Writers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

George Eklund talks about his vagabond life, being born in New York, traveling the U.S. and a bit of Mexico, writing in all sorts of genres, attending and teaching at all sorts of schools, before ultimately settling in as a creative writing professor at Morehead State University, and the impact of all these disparate influences on his writing, from New York to the Midwest to Eastern Kentucky.

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1993oh365_kw075

Interviewee Name

George E. Eklund

Interviewer Name

L. Elisabeth Beattie

Interview Date

1993-05-24

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Eklund, George E. Interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. 24 May. 1993. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Eklund, G.E. (1993, May 24). Interview by L. E. Beattie. Kentucky Writers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Eklund, George E., interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. May 24, 1993, Kentucky Writers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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