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Ken Anderson oral history interview, September 12, 2014

Identifier: AndersonK_20140912

Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Stephen Zietz. Anderson describes his childhood in Louisiana. He talks about his marriages to his ex-wife and four ex-husbands. Anderson shares his coming out process and what being a gay professor in Georgia was like. He explains how writing makes him happy and regardless if he had written books, he would have still identified as a writer. Anderson also discusses religion, writing and Italy.


  • September 12, 2014


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Biographical Note

Ken Anderson is a writer and retired professor. He taught English at Georgia Highlands College, formerly known as Floyd College in Rome, Georgia. Anderson experienced both discrimination and support at the school as a gay teacher. His publishes works include: The Intense Island; Someone Bought the House on the Island; Hasty Hearts; Sea Change; and The Statue of Pan.


2 item(s) (audio (2:08:23 duration) transcript (51 pages))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

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