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Wordography: UK project profiles Lexington pastry chef Stella Parks

By Jenny Rice

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Wordography: UK Project Profiles Lexington Mayor Jim Gray’s Writing Life

BY JENNY RICE If you would like to join this collective snapshot and be part of Lexington’s  Wordography, please email lexingtonwritersproject@gmail.com. This ongoing project is directed by the Division

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Off with High Hopes, a New Year’s Essay by Linda Scott DeRosier

Kentucky native Linda Scott DeRosier is the author of Creeker: A Woman's Journey and Songs of Life and Grace: A Memoir. BY LINDA SCOTT DEROSIER About thirty years ago Arthur

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Ed McClanahan Kickstarter Update: Write Home, Send Money. Deadline July 17

BY ED MCCLANAHAN DEAR McCLANAFANS:  WRITE HOME, SEND MONEY! First, now that I’ve got your attention, I need to thank all those  handsome men and beautiful women who have already

Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky by Nora Rose Moosnick (University Press of Kentucky)

Nora Rose Moosnick tells the story behind new book, ‘Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky’

This article also appears on page 4 of the July 12 print edition of Ace Weekly. Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky The Story Behind ‘Stories of Accommodation and

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Lexington’s Wild Fig Bookstore Celebrates One Year Anniversary

This weekend, Crystal Wilkinson and Ronald Davis celebrate the one year anniversary of opening The Wild Fig bookstore in Lexington's Meadowthorpe neighborhood, just west of downtown on Leestown

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Oxford American Magazine receives $290,000 grant from ArtPlace

BY RL REEVES, JR Big news coming out of Little Rock, Arkansas. Oxford American, the bible of Deep South culture, just received a mammoth grant from ArtPlace. They’re spending

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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

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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



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