In preparation for Earth Day, oceanographer and author, Sylvia Earle, presents her book, ‘The World is Blue’ at Bellarmine University’s Frazier Hall tomorrow, April 10th, at 7:30pm.
With next week, April 8th – 14th, marking National Library Week, nationally acclaimed writer, Bobbie Ann Mason, will visit the Media Center at Floyd Central High School this Monday, April 9th beginning at 11am.
Graphic designer/illustrator Amanda J. Bishop and digital agency Forest Giant teamed up to create an app for the iPad that your kids will sit still for.
Louisville poet, professor and Mr. Sarabandist-O himself, Jeffrey Skinner, brings his latest release, ‘The 6.5 Practices of Moderately Successful Poets: A Self-Help Memoir’ to Carmichael’s Bookstore this Thursday, April 5th, at 7pm.
April is National Poetry Month, and Carmichael’s will start the celebration with a host of Kentucky poets featured in the anthology, ‘Bigger Than They Appear: Anthology of Very Short Poems’. Along with the books’ editor, Katerina Stoykova-Klemer, the poetic gang will be at the Frankfort Avenue store Sunday, April 1st at 4pm.
…but don’t worry, it’s not game day, you silly bull-headed basketball nuts. Whiles sports fans swell with pride (and rivalry rage simultaneously…) as the NCAA spotlight falls on the Bluegrass, another Kentuckian makes her splash in the literary world. Join Tracy Coffee Gayle at Carmichael’s Bookstore tomorrow, Friday, March 30th at 7pm for a reading from her first book.
Stop thinking about sports. No, really. Wash off the face pant, put on a shirt and listen up! Literature lord Tobias Wolff will share his work tomorrow night, Thursday, March 29th, for free as the final guest for the University of Louisville’s Axton Reading Series.
Fresh from her date tonight with 21c’s penguin paramours, poet and publisher, Martha Rhodes, will speak at the University of Louisville tomorrow, Tuesday, March 27th at noon as part of the Axton Reading Series.
A force of social change, the life of Appalachian activist, Helen Matthews Lewis, is revealed through her own notes and letters in a new compilation edited by Judith Jennings. Join Jennings at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow, Tuesday, March 27th at noon to explore the life of a true mover and shaker.
Winter may now be officially over, but nothing can stop 21c’s famous, flamed-colored, frigid-weather, feathered friends (now THAT was an alliteration! Boo ya!) from flexing their poetry wings. Sarabande Books hosts its monthly Reading Series with poets Martha Rhodes and Sarah Gorham this Monday, March 26th, at 7:30pm.
Former Washington Post columnist, Donna Britt, will sign copies of her new book, ‘Brothers (& Me): A Memoir of Loving and Giving’ and speak on the subject at a dinner conference at Hotel Louisville, this Friday, March 23rd.
Ready to read for free in some new and improved swank? The Fairdale branch of the Louisville Free Public Library is opening its fresh doors this Saturday, March 24th at 1pm.