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Located in the beautiful river community of Paducah, Kentucky, West Kentucky Community and Technical College is a nationally recognized, comprehensive, regional college serving more than 8,000 students annually and offering more than 200 associate degr...
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Congratulations Amelia Martens!Amelia recently received an Artist Enrichment Grant by the Kentucky Foundation of Women. She was awarded $3,000 to attend a southern writers' conference, where she will revise and workshop her poems, and to complete a book length poetry collection addressing the conflicts encountered by a mother raising daughters in the current social-political-cultural climate of the American mid-south.Winter 2016-2017
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Two local poets, recently recognized by the Kentucky Arts Council, will share their works during a poetry reading at West Kentucky Community and Technical College Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD) February 21 at 7:00 p.m. The poetry reading fe...Winter 2019-2020
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Instructor Amelia Martens is one of 16 Kentucky artists recently awarded $7,500 Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowships from the Kentucky Arts Council. The prestigious award, named in honor of former arts...Summer 2018
West Kentucky Community and Technical College instructor Amelia Martens was recently invited to be a featured reader in Louisville Literary Arts' InKY Reading Series, the longest running independent reading series in Louisville that has connected write...Spring 2018