Interview with Frederick Smock, May 11, 1993

Project: Kentucky Writers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Frederick Smock discusses his family history, childhood experiences in Louisville, and his educational background. He talks about attending Georgetown College and the University of Louisville. He discusses the influence of Sena Naslund, and his friendship with Sallie Bingham. Throughout the interview he mentions such topics as "The American Voice Anthology of Poetry," "12 Poems," the nature of creativity, and The Kentucky Foundation for Women, among others. Smock also describes his writing habits, and sense of place in his writing.

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1993oh237_kw063

Interviewee Name

Frederick Smock

Interviewer Name

L. Elisabeth Beattie

Interview Date

1993-05-11

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Smock, Frederick Interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. 11 May. 1993. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Smock, F. (1993, May 11). Interview by L. E. Beattie. Kentucky Writers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Smock, Frederick, interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. May 11, 1993, Kentucky Writers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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