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Bathanti, Joseph
by Childs, T. Mike. Joseph Bathanti is an award-winning poet, author, and college professor. He has published four books of poetry, two novels, a book of short stories, and a nonfiction work on North Carolina's Visiting [...] (from NCpedia.)
Brown, William Hill
by Parramore, Thomas C. William Hill Brown, novelist and poet, was born in Boston, Mass., the son of Gawen Brown, a noted clockmaker, and Elizabeth Hill Adams Brown. At the age of twenty-three, Brown published a novel [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Chesnutt, Charles Waddell
by Andrews, William L. Chesnutt, Charles Waddell by William L. Andrews, 1979 20 June 1858–15 Nov. 1932 Charles Waddell Chesnutt, writer, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the first child of Andrew Jackson Chesnutt and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Daniels, Jonathan Worth
by Eagles, Charles W. Jonathan Worth Daniels, editor and author, was born in Raleigh to Josephus and Addie Worth Bagley Daniels. Named for his maternal grandfather, Jonathan Worth, who was governor of North Carolina, he [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dargan, Olive Tilford
by Johnson, E. D. Olive Tilford Dargan, writer, was born at Tilford Springs in Grayson County, Ky., the daughter of Elisha Francis and Rebecca Day Tilford. About 1879 her schoolteacher father moved the family to [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dixon, Thomas, Jr.
by Williamson, Joel. Thomas Dixon, Jr., minister, writer, lecturer, lawyer, playwright, producer, director, actor, legislator, and clerk of the federal court for the eastern district of North Carolina, was born near [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fletcher, (Minna) Inglis
by Walser, Richard. Fletcher, (Minna) Inglis by Richard Walser, 1986 20 Oct. 1879–30 May 1969 (Minna) Inglis Fletcher, novelist, was born in Alton, Ill., of English ancestry, the daughter of Maurice William and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Frazier, Charles
by Childs, T. Mike. Frazier's childhood was spent in the small western North Carolina towns of Andrews and Franklin, but it was the mountain near his grandparents, Cold Mountain in Pisgah National Forest, that gave him [...] (from NCpedia.)
Gibbons, Kaye
by Childs, T. Mike. Gibbons was born Bertha Kaye Batts in Nash county, N.C. on May 5, 1960. She had a poor and troubled childhood from which she has drawn liberally to create her novels. She grew up in a tin-roofed [...] (from NCpedia.)
Harris, Bernice (Christiana) Kelly
by Walser, Richard. Bernice (Christiana) Kelly Harris, writer, was born in eastern Wake County. Both of her parents, William Haywood and Rosa Poole Kelly, came from a long line of sturdy, independent farmers. She had [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hentz, Caroline Lee Whiting
by Kelley, Mary. Caroline Lee Whiting Hentz, novelist, was born in Lancaster, Mass. Her father, John Whiting, who served as a colonel in the Revolutionary War, was descended from Samuel Whiting who came to the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lanier, Sidney Clopton
by Powell, William S. Lanier, Sidney Clopton by William S. Powell, 1991 3 Feb. 1842–7 Sept. 1881 Sidney Clopton Lanier, poet, musician, novelist, and author of books for boys, was born [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McKenna, Richard Milton
by Owen, Guy. Richard Milton McKenna, novelist and free-lance writer, was born in Mountain Home, Idaho, the oldest of four sons of Milton Lewis and Lucy Ertz McKenna. After graduating from high school and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Moore, John Wheeler
by Moore, James Elliott. Moore, John Wheeler by James Elliott Moore, 1991 23 Oct. 1833–6 Dec. 1906 See also: Thomas Longworth Moore, brother John Wheeler Moore, historian, was born at Mulberry Grove, his father's [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Owen, Guy
by Walser, Richard. Guy Owen, teacher and writer, was born of Welsh and English ancestry in the Elkton community near Clarkton (called "Clayton" in his fiction) in Bladen County ("Cape Fear County"), the oldest of four [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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