Telling Kentucky's Story

37th annual Kentucky Book Fair

UK Main Stage
300 seats
Lindsey Wilson Room 
150 seats
Spalding Room
75 seats
10:00 AM H.W. Brands discusses
Heirs of the Founders: The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants
Dr. Michael T. Benson
Fiction Tells the Whole Truth
 with Kristina McMorris, Elaine Neil Orr, and Hannah Pittard
Young Adult Literature Panel
with Mindee Arnett,
Geanna Culbertson, Kristina McBride and Lynn Slaughter 
11:00 AM Bestselling Pop-Up Book Author
Robert Sabuda
Ten Horse Farm 
The People You Know:
Rural Literature Now
with David Joy
Crystal Wilkinson
Jonathan Putnam
Final Resting Place:
A Lincoln & Speed Mystery
12:00 PM Wendell Berry
in conversation with
Jon Parrish Peede, Chairman,
National Endowment for the Humanities

Moderated by
Morris Grubbs
Michael Sokolove
The Last Temptation of Rick Pitino: A Story of Corruption, Scandal, and the Big Business of College Basketball
with Kentucky Journalism
Hall of Fame sports reporter

Billy Reed
The World in Southern Cuisine
with Cynthia Graubart and
Virginia Willis
1:00 PM Sarah Smarsh discusses
Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
Doug Brunk discusses
Forty Minutes to Glory: Inside the Kentucky Wildcats' 1978 Championship Season
with Rob Bromley and members
of the 1978 Wildcats Championship Team
Jonathan S. Cullick discusses
Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men: A Reader's Companion
2:00 PM Basketball Legend
Artis Gilmore
in conversation with
UK sports legend and ESPN Radio Commentator Mike Pratt
Rita Mae Brown discusses Homeward Hound You Should Be Reading
with Anne Bogel
Kimmery Martin
3:00 PM Silas House
in conversation with
Nickole Brown and
Kayla Rae Whitaker
EKU President
Michael T. Benson discusses
College for the Commonwealth:
A Case for Higher Education in American Democracy 
Christina Snyder discusses
Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson
Dr. William "Chip" Richardson