Last year my wife and I took a guided tour to "America's Beautiful West," which included riding Amtrak trains from Chicago to San Francisco and back. It was a memorable 14-day vacation, making stops at places such as Grand Canyon, Yosemite, John Muir Woods...
This has been medical week for me as I had prostate and colon examinations. I know what you're thinking. Ugh! Neither are pleasant procedures but can be life-saving in the course of a person's life. They are used to detect signs of cancer and other abnorma...
I must confess that I haven't made any progress on my manuscript this month. And I must add that it's been intentional. I have been busy with activities outside of writing, but I won't use them as excuses for not working on the manuscript. As mentioned i...
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- Madisonville Messenger, Lexington Herald, Associated Press, Kentucky Monthly
- Lexington Herald
- Associated Press1980 - 1998
- Kentucky Monthly1998 - 2006
Michael Embry was born in Kentucky and graduated from Eastern High School in Louisville and Eastern Kentucky University. Among his "hometowns" are Louisville, Leitchfield, Lexington, Richmond, Jeffersontown, Campbellsville, Madisonville, Morehead, and Hopkinsville. He also attended Taylor County and Hopkinsville high schools and Morehead State University and the University of Louisville. Embry is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, spending most of his time at Whiteman AFB in Missouri.
Embry is the author of ten books--three nonfiction sports books, six novels, and a short-story collection. His latest book is The Bully List, a young adult novel that focuses on bullying in schools. He has worked for Kentucky newspapers in Madisonville and Lexington and a national news service, making stops in Louisville, New York, Milwaukee and Lexington. He retired as editor of Kentucky Monthly magazine in Frankfort, Ky., in 2006. He is listed in the 2014 edition of Who's Who in America.
- Eastern Kentucky University
- University of Louisville
- Morehead State University