John Grisham in conversation with Kim Edwards
SPONSORED BY: Campbellsville University
Let's Do the Time Warp (for Kids!): Shawn Pryor in conversation with George Ella Lyon, S. G. Wilson, and Kristin O'Donnell Tubb
Writing Historical Fiction: Margaret Verble in conversation with Roxana Robinson, Bobbie Ann Mason, and Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle
SPONSORED BY: Kim Edward Charitable Foundation, Inc.
The Path to Publishing: Literary Agent Alice Speilburg in conversation with Courtney Maum, Beverly Bell, and Clint Edwards
SPONSORED BY: Snowy Owl Foundation, Inc. and the Tallgrass Farm Foundation
“A Radical Patriot”: Frederick Douglass & His Legacy - Authors Amy Murrell Taylor and David Blight in conversation
SPONSORED BY: University of Kentucky Department of History
Friday, November 13 - 10:00 am EST
Spotlight Breakfast featuring Jim Host
EVENT PARTNER: Commerce Lexington
Jim Host, author of Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing, is the founder of Host Communications, Inc, a nationally renowned college sports marketing and association management company. He will discuss his book, published by the University Press of Kentucky earlier this year, with co-author, Eric A. Moyen.
An Evening of Poetry, featuring Nikky Finney, Frank X Walker, and Reginald Dwayne Betts in conversation
SPONSOR: Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
"Healthy at Home": Appalachia Then & Now - Michele Morrone in conversation with Chris Hamby, Eric Eyre, and Ben Westhoff
SPONSOR: University of Pikeville
Women's Suffrage: Martha S. Jones, Elaine Weiss, and Melanie Beals Goan in conversation with Dr. Kathy Bullock
SPONSOR: Kentucky Historical Society
Understanding Appalachia: Journalistic Perceptions of a Region - Matthew Algeo, Jeff Young, and Samantha NeCamp in conversation with Sydney Boles of the Ohio Valley Resource
SPONSOR: Hindman Settlement School
Fantastic Realms and How to Write Them: Authors Terry Brooks and Alix E. Harrow in conversation
Saturday, November 14 - 5:00 pm EST
Writing Romance: J. R. Ward in conversation with Christine Feehan
SPONSOR: Wildcat Moving
Between the two of them, these New York Times bestselling authors have written more than 100 books, including titles in paranormal romance, fantasy, and more, and they’ve amassed loyal fans across the world. Enjoy this live session, as Christine Feehan interviews J. R. Ward about her work and the latest book in her Black Dagger Brotherhood series, A Warm Heart in Winter.
*This is a ticketed event. Your $20 fee includes your entry into the virtual event and one copy of J. R. Ward's new book to be released on December 1.
This event is not available for viewing, as it required purchasing a ticket.
Views of a Place: Writing Kentucky, Then & Now: Silas House, Ashley Blooms, Karen Salyer McElmurray, and Robert Gipe in conversation
SPONSOR: Berea College