Lukken, Miriam 1960-
LUKKEN, Miriam 1960-
Born December 22, 1960, in Marietta, GA; daughter of Charles, Sr. (an engineer) and Ruth (a homemaker; maiden name, Randolph) Willingham; married Peter John Lukken, October 6, 1984; children: Elizabeth, Catherine. Ethnicity: "White." Education: LaGrange College, B.A., 1982, M.Ed., 1985; attended Mercer University, 1983. Politics: Republican. Religion: Roman Catholic.
Worked as a schoolteacher, 1983-92; writer, 1992—. Troup County Humane Society, past president; LaGrange Junior Service League, member.
Authors Guild, Authors League of America, LaGrange Junior Woman's Club (past president).
Named member of the year, LaGrange Junior League, 1994, for Southern Born and Bread.
Read This Book before Your Child Starts School, C. C Thomas, 1994.
(Editor) Southern Born and Bread (cookbook), Wimmer Co., 1996.
Mrs. Dunwoody's Excellent Instructions for Home-keeping, Warner Books (New York, NY), 2003.
WORK IN PROGRESS:
"Further instruction from Mrs. Dunwoody is expected soon."
Miriam Lukken told CA: "I am a Southern writer, a lover of traditions and old-fashioned ways. Wit and wisdom has been handed down for generations in my family. I try to bring those elements into everything I write, regardless of the genre."