Interview with Joy Bale Boone, June 10, 1991

Project: Kentucky Writers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Boone talks about growing up in Evanston and working for various newspapers before moving to Elizabethtown (Ky.). She talks about her various social service projects, such as integrating restaurants in her city, serving in the League of Women Voters, and working with disadvantaged students. She discusses her books of poetry and talks about her writing process. She also talks about the various roles and positions she has had, including the being the editor of the first literary magazine of Kentucky, called "Approaches," and founding the Robert Warren Penn Center at the Western Kentucky University.

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1991oh346_kw026

Interviewee Name

Joy Bale Boone

Interviewer Name

L. Elisabeth Beattie

Interview Date

1991-06-10

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Boone, Joy Bale Interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. 10 Jun. 1991. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Boone, J.B. (1991, June 10). Interview by L. E. Beattie. Kentucky Writers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Boone, Joy Bale, interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. June 10, 1991, Kentucky Writers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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