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Our Members

Our Members

Mary H. Alexander

Mary H. Alexander
Mary H. Alexander, member emeritus, is a charter member of KaBooM, is a fiber and fabric artist. Her studio, Pieceful Hands, is located in her home in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. She is a member of the Kentucky Crafted program, and her work may be seen in galleries as well as on the web at www.piecefulhandsstudio.com.

Susan Christerson Brown

Susan Christerson Brown
Susan Christerson Brown is a certified spiritual director and holds an MFA from Spalding University along with an MA from Lexington Theological Seminary. Her work has appeared in the anthologies Tobacco and Women.Period, and in journals including The Louisville Review, PresenceAlive Now, and Spirituality & Health magazine. Follow her Mildly Mystical page on facebook, or read her other blog at mildlymystical.com.

Normandi Ellis

Normandi Ellis
Normandi Ellis, member emeritus, has published many books including Going West, a short story collection, Word on Water, a book of poetry, Invoking the Scribe: The Initiatory Path of Spiritual Autobiography, and her latest book, The Union of Isis and Thoth. Visit her website at www.normandiellis.com.

Jan Isenhour

Jan Isenhour
Jan Isenhour is retired from her work as director of the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in Lexington, Kentucky. Her essays have been published in Wind and The Voice and The Quarterly of the National Writing Project.

Leatha Kendrick

Leatha Kendrick

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Leatha Kendrick’s third book of poetry, entitled Second Opinion, appeared in 2008. She presents workshops on writing and healing for writers and for medical practitioners and teaches poetry and life writing classes at the Carnegie Center.

Gail M. Koehler

Gail M. Koehler
Gail M. Koehler holds an MA from the University of Toronto. Her work has appeared in the anthology I to I: Life Writing by Kentucky Feminists and the Lexington Herald-Leader. She is the editor of Peaceways, a newsletter published by the Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice.

Lynn Pruett

Lynn Pruett
Lynn Pruett is the author of the novel Ruby River, published by Grove Atlantic. She teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Murray State University and at the Carnegie Center. Her recent work has been published in the anthologies, On the Mason-Dixon Line and Angle of Vision, and in the journals, The Louisville Review and Arts and Letters.

Pam Sexton

Pam Sexton
The late Pam Sexton (1946-2014) was a writer, artist, and activist. She published in Limestone, High Performance Magazine, Telling Stories: Fiction by Kentucky Feminists, and Crossing Troublesome. She was the winner of the Leadingham poetry prize from the Frankfort Arts Association. She taught at the University of Kentucky and the Carnegie Center and held an MFA in Writing from Spalding University. We miss her.