September 13-16, 2018
Lexington, Kentucky

WUKY's 'UK Perspectives' Talks to Author Sarah Combs

On Friday, Kentucky Women Writers Conference director Julie Wren spoke with author Sarah Combs on WUKY's "UK Perspectives" program.

Rebecca Makkai, Margaret Wrinkle Talk Literary Gothic and Historical Novels at Writers Event

Fiction writer Rebecca Makkai, whose novel "The Hundred-Year House" was published this month, and Margaret Wrinkle, author of the 2013 novel "Wash," will read from their work and teach fiction at the Kentucky Women Writers Conference.

Brooklyn Poet Laureate Tina Chang Joining Tracy K. Smith at Women Writers Event

Wanted: Winning Women Writers

by Whitney Hale

2013 Thanks & 2014 Teasers

Many thanks to everyone who contributed to our September 2013 conference. Your participation and feedback will guide our planning for next year. The 36th annual Kentucky Women Writers Conference is now set for September 12-13, 2014, and will feature a Pulitizer Prize-winning poet as keynote, who will also teach a workshop. She and other early commitments will be revealed in January, and registration will begin on May 1, 2014. Meanwhile, please consider donating to our end-of-year campaign to ensure our ability to keep enrollment costs low and payments to writers fair.

Adventurer, Novelist to Present Public Address at Women Writers Event

by Whitney Hale

Award-winning Play on Eugene O’Neill’s Passion for Love, Career Premieres in Lexington

"The Passions of Eugene Gladstone O'Neill," a new play by Jo Morello, direct

Publishing Consultant, Award-winning Poet Named Women Writers Event Speakers

The non-workshop experience at the 2013 Kentucky Women Writers Conference, held Sept.

Jan Isenhour and the Brown Bag Book Group

Carnegie Center. Jan Isenhour and the Brown Bag Book Group discuss Mrs. Kimble, a novel by Jennifer Haigh, who will teach a fiction workshop at the September conference. 

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