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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Kentucky Women Writers Conference will feature bestselling Southern author Jill McCorkle at the 2014 conference scheduled for Sept. 12-13.
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.
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A free exhibition at the Carnegie Center will display the remarkable history of the King Library Press.