Jane Gentry Vance
Jane Gentry, Kentucky's Poet Laureate, reads her new poem written for Kentucky's Abraham Lincoln bicentennial. Jane Gentry Vance writes and publishes as Jane Gentry, and as Kentucky’s Poet Laureate 2008-2009, she toured Kentucky speaking about her poetry, other writers’ poetry, and “the importance of writing and literature in the rich culture of Kentucky.”
She is the author of: A Garden in Kentucky (Louisiana State University Press, 1995), A Year in Kentucky (Press Eight Seventeen, 2005), and Portrait of the Artist as a White Pig (Louisiana State University Press, 2006). Information about her scheduled speaking engagements and availability is online at www.kyhumanities.org Speakers Bureau.