Telling Kentucky's Story

2017 KBF Authors

AUTHORS SCHEDULED TO APPEAR*

Please note that some authors have abbreviated appearance times.


Tony Acree
Kenn Grimes Kelley Paul

Nancy Kelly Allen

Margaret Grimes & Susan Lindsey
Carol Peachee

Jane Simon Ammeson
Roger L. Guffey
Trina Peiffer

P. Anastasia

Ed Hamilton

Lee Pennington & Jill Baker

Jacob M. Appel

Mary Belle Harwich

Rachel Danielle Peterson
James Archambeault

Linda J. Hawkins

Garin Pirnia


David Arnold







John Hay
Hannah Pittard
Jonathan Ashley (cancelled) Charles E. Hayes Robert A. Powell

Valerie Askren

Heather Henson

Lisa Preuett

Keen Babbage

Bill Higgs
Shawn Pryor

Emmett J. Babler

Gaye D. Holman

Brendan Reichs
Barbara Harper Bach bell hooks Susan Reigler


Rebecca Gayle Howell

Annie Reiner

Jack R. Baker

J. William Howerton

Tiffany Reisz

Laurien Berenson

Debra Ison
Teresa Richards

Wendell Berry
Sulaiman Jackson
Karen Robards

Steve Beshear

Stephen Rockenbach

Bill Best & Dobree Adams

Sherry Keith Jelsma
Jeff Rogers

Joe Keith Bickett

Michael Johnathon

Red Rohl

Jenn Bishop
Fenton Johnson
Bob Rouse

Carol Boggess

Fred Johnson
Christopher Rowe

Carolyn Bond

Julia Johnson
Jada Ryker

Gwenda Bond

Holly Goddard Jones
Albert Schmid

Susan Bordo

Loyal Jones

Jeanine & Berkeley Scott

Rita Mae Brown

Jeffrey Jordan

Rion Amilcar Scott

Carla Harris Carlton

David Joy

Rita J. Setness

Kelli Carmean

Sheba Karim

Fred Shackelford

John Philip Cashon

Abigail Keam
Andrew Shaffer

Erin Chandler
Cheryl Keely
Lydia Sherrer

Evelyn B. Christensen

David King

Adam Silvera

Jim Coleman

Robert G. Lawson

Virginia Smith

Ally Condie

Stephen Leigh

Carter F. Smith

J. T. Cooper

Thorney Lieberman

Frederick Smock

Steven R. Cope

Odie Lindsey

Ian Stansel

Angela Correll

Melissa Scrivner Love

Courtney Stevens

James P. Cousins
George Ella Lyon
Jessica Strawser

Joe Cox

Jen Malone
Charles Suddeth
Anna B. Crentsil
Maurice Manning
Richard Taylor

Debbie Dadey

Jennifer Maschari

Mary Ann Taylor-Hall

Jessica Dainty
Bobbie Ann Mason
Bob Thompson

Doug Dearinger
Keven McQueen
Bob Thompson, John Benton, and Bill Napper
Jesse Donaldson Sophia and Lucas McWilliams
Sara O. Thompson

Dale Due

Guy Mendes

Dean Trippe

Lee Alan Dugatkin
Erin Merryn Kristin O'Donnell Tubb

Cynthia Ellingsen

Lennon Michalski
Tara Tyler
William E. Ellis
James W. Miller

Richard H. Underwood
Linda Raymond and Bill Ellison
Jonathan Miller Jarrett Van Meter

Mark Etter
Fred Minnick Ronald R. Van Stockum, Sr.,
Brig. Gen, U.S.M.C., Ret.

Stephanie Faris
Quinn MacHollister
(Marie Mitchell and Mason Smith)
Ronald Reginald Van Stockum, Jr.

Christopher Farnsworth
William Lynwood Montell
Daren Wang
Rita Ann Fleming
Larry W. Moore Chris Whipple

Wayne Flynt
Ross R. Moore
Andrew Wilkinson

Terry Foody


Crystal Wilkinson
Jamie Ford
Christina Morgan
Bruce Wilson

Ann H. Gabhart

Gail Nall

KariAnne Wood
Loreal Gavin
Bill Noel Ben Woodard

James B Goode

Colleen O'Connor Olson

Robin Yocum

Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr.

Robert Olmstead

Jessica Young

Shelley Shepard Gray
Stella Parks
Aimee Zaring