Friday the 13th is luckier than you think! Push your superstitions aside and step out for this month’s InKY Reading Series as poets Adam Day and Brian Barker flex their literary muscles at The Bard’s Town this Friday, April 13th, at 8pm.
The latest installment in the popular ‘Death by…’ Series will be released this upcoming Thursday, April 12th. Grab your copy of Keam’s new ‘Death By Bridle’ and catch up with mystery hero, Josiah Reynolds.
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.
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.
…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.
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.
Get your early spring on with some free poetry at the Louisville Free Public Library! Maureen Morehead and Kathleen Driskell will read from their latest releases tonight, Wednesday, March 14th, at the Main branch starting at 7pm.
Former professor, Lindsey Apple, unearths the story of the Clay clan in his latest book, ‘The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch’. Join him at The Filson tomorrow, March 13th at noon for a look for the lesser known – but no less important – members of the Clay family.
Get ready to re-learn the alphabet – Irish style. Local author – and dual Irish citizen – Viki Pidgeon presents her latest ode to the Emerald Isle with a children’s book designed to marry fun with facts. Catch her at Carmichael’s Bookstore tomorrow, Saturday, March 10th, at 4pm.
Being hailed as one of the best new novels of 2011, ‘The Sisters’ and its creator, Nancy Jensen, will be at Carmichael’s Bookstore tomorrow, March 9th, at 7pm for a special reading from this Bluegrass-based fiction.
Add another name to the list of Louisvillians in the limelight (and order one of those big ol’ posters, too). Rising young adult novelist, Kristen Simmons, brings her breakout book to Carmichael’s Bookstore this Thursday, March 8th at 7pm.