Ellis, William E.

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ELLIS, William E.

ELLIS, William E. American, b. 1940. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, History. Career: High school teacher and coach in Harrodsburg, KY, 1962-63, and Shelbyville, KY, 1963-66; Lees Junior College, Jackson, KY, instructor in history, 1967-70; Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, professor of history, 1970-99, university historian, 1999-. Kentucky Monthly, columnist. Publications: A Man of Books and a Man of the People: E.Y. Mullins and the Crisis of Moderate Southern Baptist Leadership, 1985; Patrick Henry Callahan: Progressive Layman in the American South, 1989; River Bends and Meanders: Stories, Sketches, and Tales of Kentucky (fiction), 1992; Dog Days and Other Stories (fiction), 1996; Robert Worth Bingham and the Southern Mystique: From the Old South to the New South and Beyond, 1997; The Kentucky River, 2000.