May 16, 2013
Lexington KY Events Listings May 2013
On May 16, 2013 Institute 193 will host the release party for Despair, Vol. 1, a new book by the artist JT Dockery.
The event will also feature a musical performance by Dockery’s band The Smacks!, and a multi-media puppet performance by the Baltimore artists Eamon Espey and Lisa Krause titled “Ishi’s Brain.”
May 11, 2013
Book reading Lexington novelist May 2013
Lexington novelist William Heath reads excerpts from his newly published Devil Dancer 5pm at Al’s Bar.
While you are at Mayfest Arts Fair in Gratz Park, stop by the
Carnegie Center for signings and book sales by Kentucky authors.
If you are a Kentucky author interested in selling your book(s), please email
May 10, 2013
Books Lexington Kentucky Novelist May 2013
Erik Reece will discuss and sign his work The Embattled Wilderness at 6 pm, Morris Book Shop.
May 4, 2013
This is a ticketed event. Line tickets are free and available with the purchase of NOS4A2, available April 30th, at Joseph-Beth Booksellers. Vouchers for the book will be available Friday, March 8th and will come with a line ticket.
April 29, 2013
Can you tell a story in 5 minutes or less?
A Kentucky Storytelling Association Wandering Storytellers event presented in partnership with Lexington Public Library.
Intended Audience: Adults and older Teens.
April 25, 2013
Frank X Walker discusses and signs Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers
Poems take on the voices of Evers’s widow, Myrlie; his brother, Charles; his assassin, Byron De La Beckwith; and each of De La Beckwith’s two wives. Except for the book’s title, Turn Me Loose, which were his final words, Evers remains in this collection silent.
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.
April 9, 2013
Kentucky Great Writers Series at Carnegie Center
6:30 pm – Open Mic Sign-Ups (First Come, First Served)
7:00 pm – Open Mic (3-minute limit per reader)
7:30 pm – Featured Author Readings
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Featuring readings by:
April 1, 2013
Transylvania University English Professor and Writer in Residence Maurice Manning will give a poetry reading as part of this year’s Delcamp Visiting Writer Series.
March 30, 2013
Albert Schmid and Michael Veach sign their new bourbon books at Joseph-Beth.
Click for bourbon master Tim Knittel’s review of The Old Fashioned and Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey.
March 15, 2013
Kentucky native and UK alum Holly Goddard Jones returns to Lexington to sign her debut novel, “The Next Time You See Me.”
Read Heather C. Watson’s interview with Holly here.