Barker, Garry

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BARKER, Garry. American, b. 1943. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Poetry, Crafts, Essays. Career: Southern Highland Handicraft Guild, Asheville, NC, assistant director, 1965-71; Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen, executive director, 1971-80; Morehead State University, Kentucky, communications coordinator, 1984-85; Berea College Student Crafts Program, assistant director, 1985-94, director, 1994-97; Kentucky Folk Art Center at Morehead State University, director, 1997-2002, university editor, 2003-. Publications: Fire on the Mountain, 1983; Copperhead Summer, 1985; Mountain Passage and Other Stories, 1986; All Night Dog, 1988; The Handcraft Revival in Southern Appalachia, 1930-1990, 1991; Mitchell Tolle: American Artist, 1992; Bitter Creek Breakdown (poetry), 1989; Notes From A Native Son (essays), 1995; Berea Hospital: The First Century, 1996. Address: 692 Orchard Rd, Bald Hill, KY 41041, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]