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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Elaine Fowler Palencia  

Pen Name: Laural Blake


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1946 in Lexington, Kentucky

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Illinois Connection

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

Biographical and Professional Information

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


Illinois Arts Council Finalist Award, 1989.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Appalachia inside out
ISBN: 0870498738. OCLC Number: 30978739

University of Tennessee Press,. .

An anthology of Appalachia writings.

Brier country :
ISBN: 0826212794. OCLC Number: 70764715

University of Missouri Press,. .

Into the whirlwind /
ISBN: 0515078182. OCLC Number: 17722374

Berkley,. .

Small Caucasian woman :
ISBN: 0826209432. OCLC Number: 27264826

University of Missouri Press,. .

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

Stormy passage /
ISBN: 051506677X. OCLC Number: 8693016

Berkley/Jove Pub. Group,. .

Stranger in paradise /
ISBN: 0515072427. OCLC Number: 10633591

Berkley,. .

Taking the train :
ISBN: 0962366692. OCLC Number: 36894914

Grex Press,. .