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Elaine Fowler Palencia

Born: 1946 in Lexington, Kentucky
Pen Name: Laural Blake

Connection to Illinois: Elaine Palencia teaches at the University of Illinois, and lives in Champaign, Illinois.

Biography: Elaine is a freelance writer and editor and also teaches creative writing.

  • Illinois Arts Council Finalist Award, 1989.

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Elaine Fowler Palencia on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Appalachia inside out
ISBN: 0870498738 OCLC: 30978739

University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville : ©1995.

An anthology of Appalachia writings.

Brier country :
ISBN: 0826212794 OCLC: 70764715

University of Missouri Press, Columbia, Mo. : ©2000.

  Into the whirlwind /
ISBN: 0515078182 OCLC: 17722374

Berkley, New York : 1984.

Small Caucasian woman :
ISBN: 0826209432 OCLC: 27264826

University of Missouri Press, Columbia : ©1993.

Short stories from the lives of the residents of Blue Valley, a small town in eastern Kentucky.

Stormy passage /
ISBN: 051506677X OCLC: 8693016

Berkley/Jove Pub. Group, New York, NY : 1982.

Stranger in paradise /
ISBN: 0515072427 OCLC: 10633591

Berkley, New York : 1983.

  Taking the train :
ISBN: 0962366692 OCLC: 36894914

Grex Press, Middletown, Ky. : 1997.