Delilah Ferne O’Haynes

Title:  Professor of English

Company:  Concord University

Location:  Athens, WV United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (2010)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2010-2011)
  • Recipient, Fellowship, Radford University (1982-1983)
  • Recipient, Honorable Mention, Harriette Arnow Award (2006)
  • Recipient, Honorable Mention, Short Story, Virginia Highlands Festival (1990)
  • Recipient, Second-Place Award, Novel, Virginia Highlands Festival (1989)
  • Recipient, Third-Place Award, Short Story, Virginia Highlands Festival (1989)
  • Recipient, First-Place Award, Short Story, Virginia Highlands Festival (1972)
  • Honoree, Appalachian Author, Appalachian Heritage Talk Radio, Appalachian Writers (2015-2016)
  • Listee, Who’s Who Among Students in Junior College
  • Listee, Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
  • Listee, Princeton Global Registry
  • Listee, Montclair’s Who’s Who in Collegiate Faculty (2007-2008)
  • Listee, Who’s Who Registry of Outstanding Professionals (2006-2007)
  • Recipient, Most Outstanding Student Award, University of Tennessee (1992)
  • Grant, West Virginia Humanities (2013)


  • EdD in English and Education, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • MS in English, Radford University, Virginia
  • BS in English/Journalism, East Tennessee State University, Cum Laude, Johnson City, TN
  • AS in Education/Journalism, Southside Virginia Community College (Now Southwestern Community College), Cum Laude
  • Graduate Coursework in Creative Writing, Georgia State University

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