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Irene McKinney

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Apr 20, 1939

Irene McKinney was born in Belington

1968

Irene McKinney received her bachelor's from West Virginia Wesleyan College

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1970

Irene McKinney received her master's from WVU

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1976

Irene McKinney published her first book of poems, The Girl with the Stone in Her Lap

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1980

Irene McKinney received her Ph.D. from the University of Utah

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1984

Irene McKinney published a collection of poetry, The Wasps at the Blue Hexagon

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1985

Irene McKinney won a poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts

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1988

Irene McKinney published a collection of poetry, Quick Fire and Slow Fire

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1989

Irene McKinney published a collection of poetry, Six O'clock Mine Report

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1993

Irene McKinney was appointed poet laureate by Governor Gaston Caperton

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Feb 04, 2012

Poet Laureate Irene McKinney died


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