21st Annual KY Book Fair

The Kentucky Book Fair will take place Saturday, November 2 at the Farnham Dudgeon Civic Center in downtown Frankfort from 9am to 4:30pm. The event will play host to readings from some Kentucky authors, as well as autograph sessions.

Symposiums for the Book Fair

Nick Clooney, 10am, The Movies That Changed Us, followed by a Q & A session and about 2 to 2 1/2 hours of book signing by Mr. Clooney 11:30 to 12:30pm.

Vince Staten, Kentucky Curiousities. 1:00pm.

Mystery Writer's Panel Discussion, A Who's Who of Whodunits, Lynn Hightower, Marcia Talley, and The McCafferty Twins. 2:00 pm.

Welcome to Backstage at the White House as captured by former Reagan and Bush (Sr.) administration official Peter Roussel in his new novel, Ruffled Flourishes 3:00 p.m.

Capitol Steps co-founder, Elaina Newport, Political Satire discussion followed by a signing of the book which she cowrote, Sixteen Scandals.

A selective list of authors

James Archambeault - Kentucky I, II & III, The Gift of Pleasant Hill and 2003 Calendar

Marvin Bartlett - The Joy Cart

Wendell Berry - The Art of the Commonplace, Three Short Novels, In the Presence of Fear

Nick Clooney - The Movies That Changed Us

Linda Scott DeRosier - Creeker

Phyllis George - Never Say Never: 10 Lessons To Turn Your Can't Into Yes, I Can

James Baker Hall - Yates Paul, His Grand Flights, His Tootings; Praeder's Letters

Silas House - A Parchment of Leaves

Adel Iskander - Al Jazeera: How The Free Arab news Network Scooped The World and Changed The Middle East

Ed McClanahan - Fondell: The Whore With A Heart of Gold: A Report From the Field

Crystal Wilkinson - Water Street

Tuesday, November 5, Lee Smith will be reading from her book The Last Girls at Joseph-Beth Booksellers at 7pm.

The Carnegie Center Friends and Students are eligible for outreach scholarships for the Rising Sun Writer's Conference

November 1, 2, & 3 in Rising Sun, Indiana

Five outreach scholarships are available to friends and students of the Carnegie Center who would like to attend this year's Rising Sun Writer's Conference, "Sowing Seeds: Expanding Creativity." The $160 registration fee (which includes two continental breakfasts, two box lunches, and a dinner) has been reduced to $50 for five qualified applicants nominated by the Carnegie Center.

To get more information about the outreach scholarships, contact Jan Isenhour at the Carnegie Center, 859 254-4175 or email to