Author: Vickie Cimprich

Northern Kentuckian Vickie Cimprich writes of many good and interesting times in the Eastern Kentucky mountains. Her poetry collection Pretty Mother's Home — A Shakeress Daybook (Broadstone Books, 2007) was researched at the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky with support from the Kentucky Foundation for Women. Her creative and scholarly writings appear in a variety of journals, exploring themes ranging from African-American Shakers to French Cistercian abbeys. She's taught English at Lees College, Northern Kentucky University, and the University of Cincinnati.

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Poetry. In the poem "Things We Knew," author Vickie Cimprich lists as the first of these: "How Contrary worked cause we was a part of it." Here "Contrary" is the name of the creek pictured on the cover that flows through part of the Appalachian coun...

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