The InKY Reading Series continues Friday, February 10, at The Bard's Town (1801 Bardstown Road), with poetry, prose, and sweet melody to warm your heart and soul. As always the InKY Reading Series is FREE to the community, so bring your February sweetheart out for literature live!
Katerina Stoykova-Klemer's first poetry book, the bilingual The Air around the Butterfly (Fakel Express, 2009), won the 2010 Pencho’s Oak award, given annually to recognize literary contribution to contemporary Bulgarian culture. She is the author of Indivisible Number (Fakel Express, 2011, Bulgarian only) and The Porcupine of Mind (Broadstone Books, forthcoming). Katerina is the editor of the anthology Bigger Than They Appear: Anthology of Very Short Poems, (Accents Publishing, 2011). Katerina is the founder of poetry and prose groups in Lexington, Kentucky. She hosts Accents – a radio show for literature, art and culture on WRFL, 88.1 FM, Lexington. In January 2010, Katerina launched Accents Publishing – an independent press for brilliant voices. www.katerinaklemer.com
Alyssa Knickerbocker received her MFA in fiction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is currently the Axton Fellow at the University of Louisville. Her work has appeared in Brooklyn Magazine, The Bat City Review, Meridian, Sou’wester, Avery Anthology and others, has been nominated numerous times for the Pushcart Prize, and is anthologized in The Best of the West 2011: New Stories from the Wide Side of the Missouri. Her novella, “Your Rightful Home,” was published by Flatmancrooked in 2009 and is now available as an e-book from Nouvella (nouvellabooks.com). She lives in Louisville with her husband and son.
Louisville musician Molly McCormack has been delighting audiences with her unique brand of traditional and contemporary folk music since 1992. Whether she’s playing a traditional Celtic melody, a Carter Family tune or singing one of her original songs accompanied by mountain dulcimer, hammer dulcimer or guitar, listeners are sure to enjoy her performance. Molly’s CD’s include Reds and Blues, Molly’s Merry Musical Mix, and Are We There Yet ? with the trio Half Way Home. www.mollymccormack.com
Open mic sign-ups begin at 6:30 for readings at 7 pm
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