All posts in Features

hatfieldsmccoys

Hatfields and McCoys miniseries revives a University Press of Kentucky title

Sex and violence still sell, and with the popularity of the Hatfields and McCoys miniseries (13.9 million viewers watched the Memorial Day debut), University Press of Kentucky has watched one of its 1982 releases of the same name, by Otis […]

Continue Reading...
MCCLANAHAN 003

Author Ed McClanahan’s new Kickstarter project

Kentucky author Ed McClanahan  (The Natural Man, Congress of Wonders, Famous People I Have Known, I Just Hitched In From the Coast) has a new project hitting Kickstarter

Nikky Finney wins National Book Award for Poetry

Lexington poet Nikky Finney wins the National Book Award for poetry in tonight's ceremony in New York City. Finney, an Affrilachian poet, teaches at the University of Kentucky. Her

Kentucky author George Ella Lyon in New York Times

Kentucky children's book author George Ella Lyon was recently featured in the New York Times Sunday Book Review in the article, Protest Songs for Young Dissenters. Her book,

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

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



All contents © Ace Weekly, Lexington, KY. All rights reserved. No part of this service may be reproduced in any form without the express written permission of Ace Weekly, except that an individual may download and/or forward articles via email to a reasonable number of recipients for personal, non-commercial purposes.

Powered & Maintained by SunAnt Interactive