George Ella Lyon
George Ella Lyon's poetry collections include Catalpa, winner of the Appalachian Book of the Year, Mountain, winner of the Lamont Hall Award, and most recently, Back. She is also the author of a novel, a memoir, and a short story collection, in addition to numerous award-winning books for children. A recipient of fellowships from the Kentucky Arts Council and the Hambidge Center for the Arts, as well as grants from the Kentucky Foundation for Women, Lyon makes her living as a freelance writer and teacher based in Lexington, Kentucky.
She Let Herself Go