Ashlee Clark Thompson is the Culture Editor at Louisville Public Media. Her career has included work as a newspaper journalist, communications analyst and oven reviewer. She received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Western Kentucky University and a Master of Fine Arts in creative nonfiction from Spalding University.
Ashlee is the author of the book Louisville Diners (History Press, 2015) and is one of the hosts of The Moth StorySlam storytelling competition. She’s also the president of the board of Louisville Literary Arts, a nonprofit with the mission to create vibrant spaces where writers and readers in the Louisville area can learn, grow and connect.
When she’s procrastinating, Ashlee enjoys embroidery, baking, re-watching episodes of Golden Girls (she’s won *two* Golden Girls trivia competitions) and trying to figure out Beyoncé’s next moves. She lives in Louisville with her husband, Robert, and dog, Dolly.