Irene McKinney

April 20, 1939: Poet Laureate Irene McKinney Born in Belington

Poet Irene McKinney was born in Belington in Barbour County on April 20, 1939. She earned degrees from West Virginia Wesleyan College and West Virginia…

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A TRIBUTE: Celebrating Irene McKinney

Irene McKinney, poet, editor, and teacher, published seven collections of poetry, six during her lifetime including Vivid Companion and Six O’Clock Mine…

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