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Queen of Modern Day Memoirs Mary Karr to Headline Women Writers Conference

Since her reign at the top of the New York Times bestseller list in 1995 for "The Liars' Club," writer Mary Karr has been credited with launching a memoir revolution.

UK Home to Many 2015 Inductees of Kentucky Writer's Hall of Fame

Last week, the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in downtown Lexington held the third annual induction of the Kentucky Writer’s Hall of Fame.

Short Story Writer, Novelist Ann Beattie to Headline Women Writers Conference

A friendship with novelist and new University of Kentucky faculty member Hannah Pittard led to Ann Beattie becoming keynote speaker for the 2015 Kentucky Women Writers Conference.

Rebecca Makkai, Margaret Wrinkle Talk Literary Gothic and Historical Novels at Writers Event

Fiction writer Rebecca Makkai, whose novel "The Hundred-Year House" was published this month, and Margaret Wrinkle, author of the 2013 novel "Wash," will read from their work and teach fiction at the Kentucky Women Writers Conference.

Authors Joy Castro and Leslie Jamison to Appear at Women Writers Event

Celebrated authors Joy Castro and Leslie Jamison will make their first appearance together at the Kentucky Women Writers Conference for a reading, conversation and a book signing.

Wanted: Winning Women Writers

The Kentucky Women Writers Conference (KWWC) will offer cash prizes and other benefits in writing contests and scholarships again this year, each with a postmark deadline of June 2.

Women Writers' Preview Party to Feature Sarah Combs, Debut Novel

Organizers of the Kentucky Women Writers Conference will host a preview party featuring Lexington author Sarah Combs signing her debut novel, "Breakfast Served Anytime," at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at The Morris Book Shop, located at 882 East High Street in Lexington.

Longtime Bestselling Southern Writer Jill McCorkle to Debut at Women Writers Event

The Kentucky Women Writers Conference will feature bestselling Southern author Jill McCorkle at the 2014 conference scheduled for Sept. 12-13.

WUKY to Air Readings of Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame Inductees

On March 1st, WUKY will broadcast readings of selections from the 2014 Hall of Fame authors, including UK professors Thomas D. Clark and James Baker Hall.

From Gutenberg to Gratz Park, King Library Press Makes its Imprint

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