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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Discover the Many Sides of Silas

Join Kentucky author Silas House as he reads from his critically-acclaimed novel, Southernmost, makes music with author Jason Howard and author and musician Tiffany Williams, and shows an excerpt from the new documentary, Hillbilly.

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Cocktails & Conversation

How does answering a Craigslist ad result in a job in the White House? Find out that and SO MUCH more from Beck Dorey-Stein, author of From the Corner of the Oval!

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THINK HUMANITIES - Podcast

Episode 65 - Tiffany Williams, Author and Musician
In this week's Kentucky Book Festival edition of THINK HUMANITIES, Host Bill Goodman is joined by special guest Dr. Jon Parrish Peede, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Chairman Peede discusses literature that has influence him throughout his life, including works by Kentucky natives Robert Penn Warren and Wendell Berry. Chairman Peede will be in attendance at the Kentucky Book fair on Saturday, November 17th at noon in conversation with celebrated Kentucky poet, author, and essayist, Wendell Berry. More episodes

THINK HUMANITIES - Vlog

What are the humanities?

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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