Courtney McKinney-Whitaker

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General Information

Name: Courtney McKinney-Whitaker

Pen Name: Tara Courtney McKinney-Whitaker

Genres: Fiction

Born: in Greenville, South Carolina






Illinois Connection

McKinney-Whitaker currently lives in Peoria, Illinois. She graduated with a Master's in English from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

A native of Greenville, South Carolina, Courtney McKinney-Whitaker holds a bachelor's degree in history from the University of South Carolina Honors College, a master's of library and information science from the University of South Carolina, and a master's in English from Illinois State University. She lives in Illinois with her family.

Along with the book she has published, she also edited the book, Eunice: A Tale of Reconstruction Times in South Carolina.

Published Works

The Last Sister: A Novel , University of South Carolina Press , 2014

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Last Sister: A Novel (Young Palmetto Books)

ISBN: 1611174309
Release Date: 2014-09-30

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Courtney McKinney-Whitaker on WorldCat

Courtney McKinney-Whitaker on Amazon


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