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Leatha Kendrick

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in Granite City, IL, The United States
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Leatha Kendrick grew up on a southern Kentucky farm, daughter of a veterinarian and a high school home economics teacher. Oldest of four children, she was most at home in fields or barns (when not reading a book on the window seat and looking out at the horizon). Her adult life was spent eastern Kentucky where she and her husband raised three daughters. Kendrick began writing seriously in midlife and found a first community of writers in Appalachia. Her poems, essays, memoir, and book reviews appear in journals including Tar River Poetry, Appalachian Heritage New Madrid Review, the Southern Poetry Review, the James Dickey Review, The Southern Women’s Review – and in many anthologies including The Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume 3—Contempo ...more

Average rating: 4.41 · 37 ratings · 9 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
Second Opinion

4.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2008
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Almanac of the Invisible

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And Luckier

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Heart Cake

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Science in your own back ya...

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“the light too brief to finish any work —
the woman seeks to amplify the dark”
Leatha Kendrick

“A writer is a reader moved to emulation.”
Saul Bellow

“Motto"

In the dark times
Will there also be singing?
Yes, there will also be singing.
About the dark times.”
Bertolt Brecht

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