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Beth Duke

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in Anniston, Alabama, The United States
July 09

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Beth Dial Duke was born in Anniston, Alabama. She lived on the Gulf Coast of Florida for many years, though she carries red clay everywhere she goes and always will.

Beth is married to Jay and the proud mother of Jason and Savannah.

The author of numerous prize-winning short stories, her work has been featured in elite magazines and included in the British anthology "The Possibility of Bears" after winning an international fiction competition in 2010.

As a copyrighted jewelry designer and former vintage jewelry dealer, she is uniquely qualified to pen her debut's opener, "Jewels." It was her first work of fiction in 2008 and won second place in a national competition.

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