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.
Big Poppa Stampley (music) and Mick Parsons (poet) will be featured at this month's Sub Rosa: The Creative Courtyard: an arts and entertainment showcase and networking event at Bearno's Highlands on Friday 12/28.
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.
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.
Anyone can sign up to perform at this arts and entertainment networking event or sell their art, books, etc. This month the group will be connecting with performers from several different cities via online connection.
There are those among us who simply Do It All. Local literary jack-of-all-trades George Ella Lyon will hit up Carmichael’s Bookstore this Sunday, November 18th at 4pm for a book signing and reading.
It’s about time to wave the white flag isn’t folks? It that just me maybe? It’s just me. Oh well! Join local poet Ellen Birkett Morris as she signs her latest collection, ‘Surrender’, at Carmichael’s Bookstore tomorrow night, Friday, November 16th, at 7pm.
Yes, my dears, it’s really, really been a month already! Bust a move down to The Bard’s Town for a cold weather dose of smooth literary jams as the InKY Reading Series presents Lynn Pruett and Ellen Birkett Morris tomorrow night, Friday, November 9th, starting at 7:30pm
Multiple theatre companies, guest productions, puppets, poetry, workshops, and more are to happen during the Slant Culture Theatre Festival, which starts today.
Are lecture classes boring? Yeah…actually, a lot of the time they are. But! Those dull dusty words of crusty professors past? Not here, folks. Join poet and lecturer, Mary Ruefle, as she orates this coming Thursday, November 8th, as part of UofL’s Axton Reading Series at 7:30pm.
Man, we haven’t worn those poetry pants in, like, forever! The final installment of Sarabande Books’ 21c Reading Series signs off tonight, Monday, October 29th, with poets Justin Torres and Daniel Khalastchi. Drop by at 7:30pm this eve.
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.