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Jesse Stuart Biography and Poems

Jesse Stuart Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Jesse Stuart, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Stuart, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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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.. American writer who is known for writing short stories poetry and novels about Southern Appalachia

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