This is a list of just some of my favorite Kentucky authors besides the one above:
Janice Holt Giles – 40 Acres and No Mule, Harbins Ridge, The Kentuckians, The Believers and Hannah Fowler plus several other good ones.
Jesse Stuart – The Thread that Runs So True, Kentucky is My Land, Tales from the Plum Grove Hills, and many more.
Wendell Berry – The Memory of Old Jack
Betty Stuart Baird – The Legacy of the Cowbird
Frances Jewell McVey & Robert Berry Jewell – Uncle Will of Wildwood
Barbara Kingsolver – The Bean Trees
Robert Penn Warren – All the King’s Men
Silas House – Clay’s Quilt, A Parchment of Leaves, The Coal Tattoo
Sue Grafton – The alphabet series of her books.
Crystal Wilkinson – Water Street, Blackberries, Blackberries.