Re-telling the haunting true story of her great-grandfather’s life in slavery, author Judith C. Owens-Lalude brings her novel, ‘The Long Walk: From Slavery to Freedom’, to Carmichael’s Bookstore this Sunday, October 21st at 4pm.
You may think donuts pair best with coffee, but I would challenge you to think even sweeter. Join poets Lynnell Edwards and Sean Patrick Hill for a deliciously free reading at Java Brewing Company tonight at 7:30pm.
Join state historian, James Klotter, as he speaks on the history of central Kentucky, and presents the rich culture of the region with his new book, ‘Bluegrass Renaissance’. Catch him this Thursday, October 18th, at 6pm at The Filson Historical Society.
It’s a busy, buzzing literary weekend, friends! Eat your Wheaties and join Georgia Green Stamper at Jefferson Community and Technical College as she delivers the keynote address for tomorrow’s Writer’s Day Conference.
The time to collect candy is closing in – embrace a little of the dark side a little early as master storyteller and author, Thomas Freese, brings his latest book, ‘Shaker Spirits, Shaker Ghosts’, to children’s storytime at A Reader’s Corner this Saturday, October 13th, at 11am.
Cooler weather calls for rich words. Drop by Carmichael’s Bookstore tonight, Wednesday, October 10th, as local poets Maureen Morehead and Sue Terry Driskell present their newest literary releases at 7pm.
U of L professor and author Michael Williams will be offering a Q & A session in addition to reading and signing his latest book "Vine: An Urban Legend", which is described as greek tragedy meets urban legend. Although paper tragedie masks are provided to the first 75 to arrive, people are encouraged to bring their own toga.
The poet returns to her alma mater this upcoming Thursday, September 27th, as part of the University of Louisville’s Axton Reading Series. Join Maureen Morehead at 7:30pm for a free reading of well-lauded poetics.
Because there are other royals worth watching besides the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Brush up on your Russian history and uncover the captivating story of Catherine the Great as Robert Massie presents ‘Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman’ at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch next Thursday, September 27th, at 7pm.
Because what teenager isn’t obsessed with Edgar Allan Poe? Catch the next installment in Kelly Creagh’s popular young-adult trilogy tomorrow, Tuesday, September 18th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore at 7pm.
Thinking that attorneys-at-law are all ‘Law & Order?’ Think again. Louisvillian Beverly Detroy brings the remarkable relationship between two men to life with her new book ‘Fox & Dad.’ Join her tomorrow, September 14th, at Carmichael’s at 7pm.
Sporting a new book, Stuart Sanders will spotlight the battle of Perryville, Kentucky at The Filson Historical Society tomorrow, Tuesday, September 11th. Catch a presentation of ‘Perryville Under Fire: The Aftermath of Kentucky’s Largest Civil War Battle’ at noon.