Sharon Kinney Hanson
Born: 1942 in East St. Louis, Illinois
Pen Name: Sharon Kinney-Hanson Connection to Illinois: She was born in East St. Louis, Illinois and graduated from Southern Illinois University. Biography: Sharon Kinney Hanson was a member of the literary advisory committee at the Missouri Arts Council from 2001-2002. She also worked as managing editor for Sheba Review Publishing and as an instructor at Columbia College.
|Art museums and galleries in Missouri :
ISBN: 0961062606 OCLC: 9289767 Sheba Review, Jefferson City : ©1983.
|Katy Trail :
ISBN: 0961062630 OCLC: 27307729 Sheba Review Pub., Jefferson City, Mo. : ©1992.
|The life of Helen Stephens :
ISBN: 0809325594 OCLC: 55138814 Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, Ill. : ©2004. "A teenaged Helen Stephens stunned the crowd at the 1936 Berlin Olympics when she emerged from obscurity to run the 100 meters in 11.5 seconds, setting a world record that wouldn't be beaten for twenty-four years. But her career and her notoriety didn't peak there. She sued Look magazine for insinuating she was a man and won. She was the first woman to own and manage a basketball team and went on to actively participate in the sporting world as a coach, a mentor, and a senior competitor. At the time of her death in 1994, she had set the record for the longest athletic career in the world."