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Kentucky Writers Day
April 24, 2013
Kentucky Writers’ Day is an annual event organized by the Kentucky Arts Council that celebrates the Commonwealth’s strong literary history. It is observed on the birth date of Kentucky native Robert Penn Warren, the first poet laureate of the United States and winner of three Pulitzer Prizes.
Lexington writer Frank X Walker will be officially inducted as Kentucky Poet Laureate in a public ceremony on Kentucky Writers’ Day at 10 a.m., April 24, in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.