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Kentucky poet Nikky Finney Finalist for National Book Award, Poetry

University of Kentucky student multimedia site Bluecoast Live reports that Affrilachian poet Nikky Finney is a finalist for the National Book Award for poetry. A professor at UK, Finney was featured on the March 17 cover of Ace, in a […]

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Ed McClanahan Reader hits shelves

This article appears on page 6 of the October 13 print edition of Ace.  It is the author's narrative behind-the-scenes of his new book. photo by Ace: the Author

Why We Bought a Bookstore, by Crystal Wilkinson

This guest essay by author Crystal Wilkinson appears on page 4 of the Aug 25 print edition of Ace. Photo by Kakie Urch.Brick. Mortar. Ink. Paper: Why

Hitting Stands Now: This Week’s Ace, Ashley Judd’s new book

In the acknowledgements of her new book, All That Is Bitter and Sweet: A Memoir, Ashley Judd says, "If one person who reads this book receives the suggestion

Books in this Week’s Ace: Nikky Finney; Voices from the Peace Corps

In this week's Ace, on stands now, Bianca Spriggs sits down with poet Nikky Finney and talks about her new book, Head Off & Split: Poems.Here's a taste:University

Michael Geneve in Voices From the Peace Corps

Angene and Jack Wilson’s new book, Voices from the Peace Corps: Fifty Years of Kentucky Volunteers, includes stories from one of Ace’s longtime art directors, Michael Geneve, who

New Burning Man Book: The Tribes of Burning Man by Steven T. Jones

Tickets are now on sale for the 25th annual Burning Man, and a new book by a San Francisco Bay Guardian editor Steven T. Jones The Tribes of

George Ella Lyon wins Schneider Family Book Award

A book by Lexington author George Ella Lyon  The Pirate of Kindergarten (Richard Jackson Books (Atheneum Hardcover))  has won the Schneider Family Book Award  -- a distinction "for

Kickstarter: The Guy Mendes 40/40 Project 12.09.2010

On the cover, Ace December 9 issue.Cover photo by Dan Silvestri.Other photos by Guy Mendes, courtesy Ann Tower Gallery and Phillip Jones.[There is a typo in the print

Joseph-Beth Booksellers announced re-structuring under Chapter 11

The Joseph-Beth Group (with its first store founded in Lexington, Kentucky in 1986), has announced re-structuring under Chapter 11, though owner Neil Van Uum reports the flagship Lexington



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