Well, ok, by “inspiring” I mean bludgeons the young dreaming wordsmith with black humor and promises of mild starvation and heartache. But this is a good thing. Local poet Jeffrey Skinner takes a twist on creative non-fiction with the self-help memoir, ‘The 6.5 Practices of Moderately Successful Poets’. And I read it.
The library is a wonderful, kid-friendly place to ring in the new year.
Here it is: my final Something To Say for 2012. And we’re going to launch it from the proverbial nest of Library events. Stop by the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch this coming Monday, December 31st at 2pm for a special New Year’s Eve party.
The world may be ending tomorrow (no, I’m not letting that go); you have practically zero holiday shopping days. Own it. Give literacy and buy local in the home stretch with Sarabande Books’ BOGO Winter Sale.
It may be 60 degrees outside today – but that doesn’t mean we can’t make a White Christmas. Stop by the Louisville Library’s Main branch this Saturday, December 22nd, at 2pm for Let It Snow! storytime.
I really just wanted to say ‘a gaggle of authors’ in the title, but I restrained myself. Join publishing house, Black Wrym Press, as a host of authors gets hosted at A Reader’s Corner Bookstore tomorrow, December 15th at 11am.
I may not avidly drink it. I may be too much the wuss to do so. But, lord almighty, am I proud of this stuff called bourbon. You should be, too. Let’s talk about it with David Toczko in a chain bookstore – The Summit location of Barnes & Noble – this Saturday, December 15th, at 1pm.
This is it. The final InKY poetry jam of the year – possibly the last for all time. Starting at 6:30pm, join writers Rodney Wittwer and Margaret McMullan at The Bard’s Town this Friday, December 14th.
That’s a helluva hoppin’ title, isn’t it? Regardless of how well you’ve got life by the reins, maybe a little extra planning is still up your alley. Financial planner, Matt Dicken, has got some thoughts here. Join him at the Summit location of Barnes & Noble this Saturday, December 15th, at 2pm as he presents his new book.
Aravind Adiga’s book, ‘The White Tiger’ takes center stage at this month’s meeting of The Mayor’s Book Club at the Louisville Free Public Library. Get your lunch and get your read on at the Main branch, this Wednesday, December 12th at noon.
I don’t care about sports. But you might. Join authors Ryan Clark and Joe Cox at Carmichael’s Bookstore as they present their new book, ‘100 Things Wildcats Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die’ this Saturday, December 8th at 3:30pm.
Presenting his new memoir, ‘Kentucky Cured: Fifty Years in Kentucky Journalism’, the Bluegrass broadcast guru, Al Smith, will be on hand at Carmichael’s Bookstore this Saturday, December 8th, at 1pm. Join him for a special signing as part of Frankfort Avenue’s Olde Tyme Christmas celebration.