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David Sedaris at Louisville’s Kentucky Center

“Everybody’s got an eye for something. The only difference is that I carry around a notebook in my front pocket.” –David Sedaris, interview with Missouri Review David Sedaris will be at Indiana University in Bloomington on October 6; Cincinnati‘s Procter […]

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Isaac Murphy Everybody Reads, Kentucky

Kentucky's new statewide literacy project -- Isaac Murphy: Everybody Reads -- will coincide with the 2010 World Equestrian Games. Kentucky author and UK professor Frank X Walker has

Now Reading: UK professor Erik Reece on Lexington in Garden and Gun

[Thanks to KY political blog Barefoot & Progressive for the tip.] UK writing professor and Lexington author Erik Reece contributes a City Portrait of Lexington in the August/September issue

Cosmic Possum

Author Silas House posted today that the term "cosmic possum," coined by his friend Jane Hicks, has landed in the Urban Dictionary. It's defined as: "A person whose

Former UK Journalism Director, CBS newsman, David Dick dies

Veteran newsman David Dick has died at the age of 80, at his Bourbon County home.  His most famous reporting came covering the Jonestown Massacre as a CBS

David Sedaris, in honor of Bastille Day

NPR's Fresh Air posted this excerpt from David Sedaris, 'When You Are Engulfed in Flames' today, in honor of Bastille Day. (Sedaris lives part-time in France.)Re-posting it here,

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TV or Not TV, A Southern Voices Essay By UK Alum and Author Holly Goddard Jones

View PDF Ace May 13, 2010 coverstory essay by Holly Goddard Jones GOODBYE DIXIE, Hello Dancing with the Stars BY HOLLY GODDARD JONES I've been wanting to write a little tribute

New Film Memorializes James Baker Hall

JAMES BAKER HALL: ELBOW OF LIGHT A FILM BY WHITNEY BAKER AND SARAH WILEY AMERMAN VANMETER LexArts and the Downtown Arts Center

(Still) Here For Haiti: KY Authors Benefit Reading

[event rescheduled for Wednesday, February 17] by Bianca Spriggs “There is a beauty here in the unyielding way. Our people…have decided we

At NaNoWriMo’s End = 60, 541 Words

BY BIANCA SPRIGGS Lexington finished placing at #203 out of 484 participating regions with a total of 2,615,504 words during NaNoWriMo,



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