Jesse Stuart

Jesse Stuart

Jesse Hilton Stuart (August 8, 1907 – February 17, 1984) was an American writer who is known for writing short stories, poetry, and novels about Southern Appalachia. Born and raised in Greenup County, Kentucky, Stuart relied heavily on the rural locale of Northeastern Kentucky for his writings. Stuart was named the poet laureate of Kentucky in 1954. He died at Jo-Lin nursing home in Ironton, Ohio, which is near his boyhood home.

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Ashland, Kentucky - Culture - Historical Structures and Museums
... The Jesse Stuart Foundation, an organization dedicated to the preservation of the literary legacy of Jesse Stuart and other Appalachian writers, is located within an earshot of the Pendleton Arts Center ... Jesse Stuart, a well-known 20th century author, was from nearby Greenup, Kentucky ...
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... Jesse Stuart His Life and Works, by Everetta Love Blair (University of South Carolina Press, 1967) Jesse Stuart, by Ruel E ... Foster (Twayne, 1968) Jesse Stuart An Extraordinary Life, by James M ... Kazee (Jesse Stuart Foundation, 2010) Jesse The Biography of an American Writer, Jesse Hilton Stuart, by H ...
Jesse Stuart Memorial Bridge
... The Jesse Stuart Memorial Bridge is a viaduct on top of the Greenup Locks and Dam on the Ohio River ... The bridge, named after author and Greenup County, Kentucky native Jesse Stuart, was completed in 1984 and carries Kentucky Route 10 (unsigned) from the AA Highway/U.S ...
Ugly Betty (season 3) - Plot
... Betty also attracts the interest of a musician named Jesse who is living in the apartment across from hers ... Christina is dealing with Stuart's drug problems and her pregnancy with the unborn Meade baby, which in turn would take a turn for the worse after she is ... Unfortunately, Baby Will in fact turns out to be Christina and Stuart's son, and after some convincing from Betty, Wilhelmina hands the boy over to the McKinneys, who ...

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