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Writing AppalachiaAn Anthology$
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Katherine Ledford and Theresa Lloyd

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813178790

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.001.0001

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Harriette Simpson Arnow

Harriette Simpson Arnow


(p.266) Harriette Simpson Arnow
Writing Appalachia
Katherine Ledford, Theresa Lloyd
University Press of Kentucky

Born in Wayne County, Kentucky, on the western edge of the Cumberland Plateau, Harriette Simpson attended Berea College and the University of Louisville and taught school in rural Appalachian Pulaski County, Kentucky, until moving to Cincinnati in 1934 to pursue a writing career. There, she worked for the Federal Writers’ Project and met Harold Arnow, a journalist from Chicago. After their marriage in 1939, Harriette and Harold moved to a farm in eastern Kentucky, where they remained until 1944. They then moved to Detroit, living briefly in wartime housing before buying a farm near Ann Arbor, Michigan, which became their permanent home....

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