Telling Kentucky's Story

Kentucky Book Festival

Please join us for the 2018 Kentucky Book Festival, November 12 - 17, 2018. Find out more about events taking place throughout the week including the 37th annual Kentucky Book Fair.

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Kentucky Reads

Kentucky Humanities announces Kentucky Reads — a statewide literacy initiative centered on Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the King’s Men by Kentucky native Robert Penn Warren

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Democracy & the Informed Citizen

Join us for these special Kentucky Reads: All the King's Men events.

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Episode 61 - Jerry Deaton, Writer & Filmmaker
Host Bill Goodman is joined by writer, filmmaker, and member of Kentucky Humanities Speakers Bureau, Jerry Deaton. A native of Long Creek, Kentucky, Deaton discusses his experience growing up in Breathitt County and the deep appreciation he developed for his eastern Kentucky roots. Deaton found himself still drawn to Breathitt County after retiring from the Legislative Research Commission where he drafted bills, wrote speeches, and served as a lobbyist. Today, he honors his hometown through books, films, and lectures centered on Appalachia. More episodes


Episode 20 — Democracy & the Informed Citizen

Kentucky Humanities has been Telling Kentucky's Story for more than 45 years. Through programs including Kentucky Chautauqua, Prime Time Family Reading Time, Kentucky Humanities magazine, Museum on Main Street, and the Kentucky Book Fair, we are sharing the humanities throughout the Commonwealth. One story at a time.

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