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Michael Embry
Attended Eastern Kentucky University
Lives in Frankfort, KY
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The move has proved to be polarizing in the U.S. already with various industry names speaking out
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Interesting reflection on high school years.
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Photographer David LaFevor, an Assistant Professor of Latin American History and Digital Humanities at the University of Texas at Arlington, is working on an ongoing project on Latin America and the American South. LaFevor's project features image...
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New Adventure in 2015
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...
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...
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A dance mix version of Tommy Roe's "Everybody."
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Target No Longer Carries the Nook, Puts Remaining Stock on Clearance hardware news With little fanfare, Target has ended the two plus year old with Barnes & Noble to carry Nook hardware in stores. A post on the SlickDeals forum tipped
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My Medical Week
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...
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A Thoughtful Pause
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...
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...
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Our emotions and instincts sometimes overpower the facts.
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It happened again. There I was, meeting with someone who I thought had nothing to do with books or publishing, and it turns out his new book just came out. With more than 75,000 books published every year (not counting...
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[Editor's note: New Genres is a recurring feature that aims to complicate and expand our conception of literary genres and their always porous boundaries.] Country noir carves out a space for the s...
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Save "One of the"10 great places to see the lights way off Broadway."!
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information officer
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  • information officer, present
  • Madisonville Messenger, Lexington Herald, Associated Press, Kentucky Monthly
  • Lexington Herald
  • Associated Press
    1980 - 1998
  • Kentucky Monthly
    1998 - 2006
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Frankfort, KY
Previously
Louisville, KY - Louisville, Lexington, Ky., New York, Milwaukee - Madisonville, Ky.
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 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.

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Married for 40+ years, two outstanding sons, two beautiful daughters-in-law, and two gorgeous granddaughters.
Education
  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • University of Louisville
  • Morehead State University
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