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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 We Bought a Book Storeby Crystal Wilkinson Until I feared I would […]

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People’s Poet Nikky Finney 03.18.2011

BY BIANCA SPRIGGS I remember my first time seeing Nikky Finney read her poems. I was nineteen years old and had just started to put together pieces of poems

Accents Publishing Release March 3rd

Accents Publishing and the Poezia Writing Group would like to invite everyone who appreciates poetry to join in a celebration on March 3, 2011 at 6:30 pm in

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

National Novel Writing Month

This story appears on page 4 of the November 11 edition of Ace.BY BIANCA SPRIGGS A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us.—Franz KafkaIn

Kentucky Great Writers: Holly Goddard Jones at Carnegie Center

The Kentucky Great Writers Series connects Carnegie Center students with authors in an intimate atmosphere. Tonight's event starts at 7 pm (October 12), at the Carnegie

Holler If You Hear Me: Holler Poets

BY BIANCA SPRIGGSIn the midst of all the fanfare surrounding WEG, I daresay that this is the perfect opportunity to remind folks that for many, the Bluegrass isn't

‘Staggering Genius’ Dave Eggers at the University of Kentucky

 “I wish that you — you personally and every creative individual and organization you know — will find a way to directly engage with a public

Kentucky Women Writers Conference, featuring C.E. Morgan and Diane Ackerman

Presenters at this year's Kentucky Women Writers conference include Diane Ackerman, Jennifer Chang, Sue Halpern, C.E. Morgan, Simone Muench, Heather Sellers, Patricia Smith, Mary Ann Taylor-Hall, Valerie Wilson-Wesley.The

Wild Women of Poetry

BY BIANCA SPRIGGS “Wild women don’t get the blues,” Francine Reed wails on Lyle Lovett’s Live in Texas album. I



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