Interview with Lynn Hightower, December 18, 1997

Project: Kentucky Writers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Hightower begins the interview by talking about her childhood, with details about the progression of her writing career during this time. Hightower's time in college and graduate school are also reflected upon. Subsequently, the interviewee's career as a writer is almost exclusively discussed, including: her agents, genres, characters, awards, research methods, setting, writing habits, and upcoming projects. Other topics of conversation include: creativity, teaching creative writing, and Hightower's horses.

Interview Accession

1998oh019_kw088

Interviewee Name

Lynn Hightower

Interviewer Name

L. Elisabeth Beattie

Interview Date

1997-12-18

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Hightower, Lynn Interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. 18 Dec. 1997. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hightower, L. (1997, December 18). Interview by L. E. Beattie. Kentucky Writers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Hightower, Lynn, interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. December 18, 1997, Kentucky Writers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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