Thursday, October 17, 2019

Brenda Kay Ledford Receives Paul Green Award


Brenda Kay Ledford received the Paul Green Multimedia Award from North Carolina Society of Historians for her poetry book, Red Plank House. Kelsay Books printed this collection and it was endorsed by Evan Miller, senior editor of Guidepost Magazine.

The NCSH held their 77th Annual Award's Ceremony in the Chambers Building located on the Davidson College Campus in Davidson, North Carolina on Saturday, October 12, 2019.  A distinguished panel selected Ledford's work to receive this prestigious award for preserving the history of Appalachia.

Ledford has won the Paul Green Multimedia Award a dozen times for her books, blogs, and collecting oral history on the people and places of Southern Appalachia.  She also received the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who's Who in America for her writing and work as an educator.

For more information:  ncsocietyofhistorians.org.
                                      http://blueridgepoet.blogspot.com

1 comment:

  1. We are always proud of our members when they win awards, and Brenda Kay, you have made us proud many times. Congratulations.

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