September 13-16, 2018
Lexington, Kentucky

Preview Party with Kiki Petrosino

Poet and conference presenter Kiki Petrosino made her Lexington debut on May 18, 2013 at the Morris Book Shop, 882 East High Street to read from her collection Fort Red Border. Books by all conference presenters were available for browsing and purchase, plus refreshments and a drawing for one free ticket to the September conference.

 

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Stars with Accents

Sun., Sept. 22, 7 p.m., Carnegie Center. Stars with Accents: Readings by George Ella Lyon, Sarah Freligh, and tba. Hosted by Katerina Stoykova-Klemer of Accents: A radio show for art and culture.
 

Sonia Sanchez Series at the Lyric

Thurs., Sept. 19, 7 p.m., The Lyric Theatre. The Sonia Sanchez Series, speaker tba. Honoring the indelible spirit of the poet and her many visits to the neighborhoods of Lexington, this series brings a major thinker whose writing impacts Black culture and social justice issues. She participates in the Kentucky Woman Writers Conference and gives a keynote address, free and open to the community.

35th annual Kentucky Women Writers Conference

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20–21,
35th annual Kentucky Women Writers Conference
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, 251 W. Second Street
Workshops, readings, and discussions by more than a dozen featured presenters and special guests.

An Evening with Bonnie Jo Campbell

Sept. 21, 7:00 p.m., Worsham Theatre, University of Kentucky. Novelist Bonnie Jo Campbell will speak on "What I Learned About Writing from my Mother," followed by a Q & A and a booksigning. Keynote address of the 35th annual Kentucky Women Writers Conference.

Book discussion: Once Upon A River, by Bonnie Jo Campbell

May 2, 12 noon - 1 p.m., Carnegie Center Brown. Jan Isenhour and the Brown Bag Book Group discuss Once Upon a River, a novel by Bonnie Jo Campbell, whose keynote talk for the KY Women Writers Conference on Sept. 21 is free and open to the public.
 

Stars with Accents

Sunday, September 22, 7:00 p.m., Carnegie Center

Stars with Accents: Readings by George Ella Lyon, Sarah Freligh, and tba.

Hosted by Katerina Stoykova-Klemer of Accents: A radio show for art and culture.

An Evening with Bonnie Jo Campbell

Saturday, September 21, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

An evening with Bonnie Jo Campbell

Worsham Theatre etc.

Books will be available for purchase and signing

Wild Women of Poetry Slam

Friday, September 20, 2013, 7:00–9:30 p.m., open mic begins at 6:30 p.m.

Wild Women of Poetry Slam

with feature poet and celebrity judge Sonya Renee Taylor

hosted by Bianca Spriggs

Carrick Theatre, Transylvania University

300 South Broadway

To sign up for open-mic email biancaspriggs@gmail.com or call 859-257-2874

Free and open to the public.

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