Interview with George Ella Lyon, January 23, 1993

Project: Kentucky Writers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Author George Ella Lyon discusses her family history and childhood. She describes her educational background and influential teachers. She discusses her further education at Centre College, University of Arkansas, and Indiana University. Lyon reflects upon her first experiences as a part-time professor of composition and literature and creative writing at the University of Kentucky. Throughout the interview she discusses her writing and publishing career, her current and future work, and her family.

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1993oh074_kw057

Interviewee Name

George Ella Lyon

Interviewer Name

L. Elisabeth Beattie

Interview Date

1993-01-23

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Lyon, George Ella Interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. 23 Jan. 1993. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Lyon, G.E. (1993, January 23). Interview by L. E. Beattie. Kentucky Writers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Lyon, George Ella, interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. January 23, 1993, Kentucky Writers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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