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Sara Volpi

Sara Volpi joins Kentucky Humanities


We are excited to announce that Sara Volpi has joined our staff, serving as the director of the Kentucky Book Festival!

Volpi brings her knowledge and expertise in the literary field from her previous post as the Literary Outreach Coordinator and Southern Kentucky Book Fest Coordinator at Western Kentucky University, an event now in its 21st year.

A native of Somerset, Kentucky, Volpi graduated from Morehead State University with a BFA in creative writing, in 2012. She went on to attend Western Kentucky University where she earned a master of arts in English.

"We are thrilled to have Sara join our staff as manager of the Kentucky Book Festival," said Executive Director Bill Goodman. "Her experience and success running the Southern Kentucky Book Fest made her a natural fit for the position and we look forward to working with Sara to continue to grow the Kentucky Book Festival into a renowned celebration of reading and writing in the Commonwealth."

Please join us in welcoming Sara to Kentucky Humanities!