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World Voices 5:30 pm
World Voices @ Flea Off Market
Sep 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The 90-minute World Voices program will bring the creativity and culture of Louisville’s world citizens to the popular Flea Off Market, with readings and performances by first-generation Americans, immigrants and refugees. This event coincides with … Continue reading "World Voices"
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Louisville SCBWI Midsouth Chit Chatters Schmooze 6:00 pm
Louisville SCBWI Midsouth Chit Chatters Schmooze @ Barnes & Noble, Café
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Anyone interested in writing for children is welcome to join us. No RSVP required. The first hour will be for socializing, the second hour for critiquing. Illustrators are always welcome.
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Free Creative Writing Group 5:00 pm
Free Creative Writing Group @ Campbellsville at Taylor County Public Library
Sep 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Local writer and workshop leader Kathy Skaggs has nearly 20 years experience leading writing workshops and is a certified leader in the Amherst Writers and Artists writing group method. Suitable for writers of all abilities and … Continue reading "Free Creative Writing Group"
Writers Meet Up 5:30 pm
Writers Meet Up @ Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Sep 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
If you love to write, come to the Carnegie Center to meet like-minded writers, find a writing group/critique partner, and/or mingle with instructors, mentors, published authors, and fellow students. Wine, refreshments, and light hors d’oeuvres … Continue reading "Writers Meet Up"
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Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum 6:00 pm
Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum @ Wild Fig Books & Coffee
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reading hour with free snacks and books for kids
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Library Writers’ Group 6:30 pm
Library Writers’ Group @ Woodford County Library
Sep 7 @ 6:30 pm
(Teens and Adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick-start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience are welcome.
Library Writers’ Group 6:30 pm
Library Writers’ Group @ Woodford County Library
Sep 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
(Teens and adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience welcome.
Women Who Write 6:30 pm
Women Who Write @ Highlands Branch of the Jefferson County Public Library
Sep 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Our goal is to encourage, support, and educate all women who aspire to write. Our group is diverse and dynamic. Whether you’re just starting out, a newly published writer, or in the middle of your … Continue reading "Women Who Write"
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InKY Reading Series 7:00 pm
InKY Reading Series @ The Bard's Town Restaurant
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
InKY Reading Series @ The Bard's Town Restaurant | Louisville | Kentucky | United States
Help Louisville Literary Arts kick off the InKY Reading Series season with readings by poet and U of L creative writing professor, Kristi Maxwell and poet,novelist and UK creative writing professor, DaMaris B. Hill. Open … Continue reading "InKY Reading Series"
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Still: The Journal Literary Contests
Still: The Journal Literary Contests @ Still: The Journal
Sep 9 all-day
Still: The Journal Literary Contests @ Still: The Journal
Still: The Journal announces the return of our annual writing contests in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Prizes are $200 for first-place winners in each genre and publication in our Fall issue. Our judges are … Continue reading "Still: The Journal Literary Contests"
InKY Poetry Workshop with DaMaris B. Hill: All That Jazz 9:30 am
InKY Poetry Workshop with DaMaris B. Hill: All That Jazz @ Spalding University Mansion Building
Sep 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
InKY Poetry Workshop with DaMaris B. Hill: All That Jazz @ Spalding University Mansion Building | Louisville | Kentucky | United States
Sarah Vaughan said “There are notes between the notes.” In this workshop we will look to jazz vocalists as inspiration. We will listen to various jazz vocalists and discuss their varied distinctions – sound, silence … Continue reading "InKY Poetry Workshop with DaMaris B. Hill: All That Jazz"
Carnegie’s 25th Birthday Party in the Park! 4:00 pm
Carnegie’s 25th Birthday Party in the Park! @ Gratz Park
Sep 9 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning opened its doors to the public on September 11, 1992. This year, we are proud to celebrate 25 years of empowering people to explore and express their voices! … Continue reading "Carnegie’s 25th Birthday Party in the Park!"
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Conquering the Challenges of Writing the Historical Novel 6:00 pm
Conquering the Challenges of Writing the Historical Novel @ Bardstown Road Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Conquering the Challenges of Writing the Historical Novel @ Bardstown Road Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall | Louisville | Kentucky | United States
A workshop combining story, history, characters and research. Writing a historical novel demands extensive work. Writers need to please the credentialed historian and the genre’s avid readers. Join us as author Sue Kelly Ballard examines … Continue reading "Conquering the Challenges of Writing the Historical Novel"
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Memory Keepers Writing Group 2:30 pm
Memory Keepers Writing Group @ Scott County Public Library
Sep 12 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Memory Keepers Writing Group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Focused on writing memoirs or family history, this time is dedicated to writing, sharing and learning together.
Free Creative Writing Group 5:00 pm
Free Creative Writing Group @ Campbellsville at Taylor County Public Library
Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Local writer and workshop leader Kathy Skaggs has nearly 20 years experience leading writing workshops and is a certified leader in the Amherst Writers and Artists writing group method. Suitable for writers of all abilities and … Continue reading "Free Creative Writing Group"
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Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum 6:00 pm
Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum @ Wild Fig Books & Coffee
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reading hour with free snacks and books for kids
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Books & Brews: Literary Trivia 6:00 pm
Books & Brews: Literary Trivia @ Goodwood Brewing Company
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Books & Brews: Literary Trivia @ Goodwood Brewing Company | Louisville | Kentucky | United States
Bring your friends or join a team. Test your book knowledge while supporting LLA and Community Foundation of Louisville #GiveforGoodLou campaign. The Celtic Pig food truck will be on hand. ​
Library Writers’ Group 6:30 pm
Library Writers’ Group @ Woodford County Library
Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm
(Teens and Adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick-start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience are welcome.
Library Writers’ Group 6:30 pm
Library Writers’ Group @ Woodford County Library
Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
(Teens and adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience welcome.
Sonia Sanchez Lecture with Melynda J. Price 7:00 pm
Sonia Sanchez Lecture with Melynda J. Price @ Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm
Sonia Sanchez Lecture with Melynda J. Price @ Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
UK School of Law’s University Research Professor Melynda Price will speak on Race, Religion, and the Politics of the Death Penalty. The Sonia Sanchez Series honors the indelible spirit of the poet and her many … Continue reading "Sonia Sanchez Lecture with Melynda J. Price"
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Kentucky Women Writers Conference
Kentucky Women Writers Conference @ Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Sep 15 – Sep 16 all-day
Kentucky Women Writers Conference @ Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
39th annual Kentucky Women Writers Conference. Workshops, craft talks, panel discussions, and readings with Natalie Diaz, Camille Dungy, Olivia Gatwood, Jessica Handler, Martyna Majok, Elena Passarello, Melynda J. Price, Maggie Shipstead, Claire Vaye Watkins, Kayla … Continue reading "Kentucky Women Writers Conference"
An Evening with Poet Camile Dungy, the Kentucky Women Writers Conference Keynote reading 7:30 pm
An Evening with Poet Camile Dungy, the Kentucky Women Writers Conference Keynote reading @ Singletary Center Recital Hall
Sep 15 @ 7:30 pm
An Evening with Poet Camile Dungy, the Kentucky Women Writers Conference Keynote reading @ Singletary Center Recital Hall | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
Camile Dungy, editor of Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry, will read her own nature poetry at this keynote event of KWWC2017
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Berea Writers Circle 1:30 pm
Berea Writers Circle @ Berea Branch of the Madison County Public Library
Sep 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
The Berea Writers Circle meets on the third Saturday of the month. Each meeting features a program to foster good writing. The BWC welcomes writers of genres, published and unpublished. We also coordinate critique groups that meet … Continue reading "Berea Writers Circle"
Wild Women of Poetry Slam 7:30 pm
Wild Women of Poetry Slam @ Pam Miller Arts Center
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm
Wild Women of Poetry Slam @ Pam Miller Arts Center | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
A spoken word competition with audience judging, emceed by TSmilez, with feature poet and celebrity judge Olivia Gatwood. Poets Shay Alexi, Christina Boyd, Raych Jackson, Talicha Johnson, Joan “Lyric” Leslie, and Alyesha Wise will compete … Continue reading "Wild Women of Poetry Slam"
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Stars of the Commonwealth 10:00 am
Stars of the Commonwealth @ Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am
Stars of the Commonwealth @ Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
This final event of KWWC2017 will feature 3 author readings, by Kristi Maxwell, Carrie Mullins, and Mary Ann Taylor-Hall, with introductions and Q & A by Julie Wrinn and a book signing.
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Free Creative Writing Group 5:00 pm
Free Creative Writing Group @ Campbellsville at Taylor County Public Library
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Local writer and workshop leader Kathy Skaggs has nearly 20 years experience leading writing workshops and is a certified leader in the Amherst Writers and Artists writing group method. Suitable for writers of all abilities and … Continue reading "Free Creative Writing Group"
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Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum 6:00 pm
Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum @ Wild Fig Books & Coffee
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reading hour with free snacks and books for kids
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3rd Letter Writers 6:00 pm
3rd Letter Writers @ Northeast Christian Church
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The 3rd Letter Writers is an encouraging gathering of faith writers in the Lexington area.
Library Writers’ Group 6:30 pm
Library Writers’ Group @ Woodford County Library
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm
(Teens and Adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick-start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience are welcome.
Library Writers’ Group 6:30 pm
Library Writers’ Group @ Woodford County Library
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
(Teens and adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience welcome.
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Totally Naked Book Signing/Reading 11:00 am
Totally Naked Book Signing/Reading @ Carnegie Center For Literacy
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Book signing and reading for new book titled Totally Naked: A Motivational Guide To Living Life Inside Out. Come be inspired to discover or rediscover your happiness and purpose for living! Refreshments will be served.
Young Writers’ Workshop 2:00 pm
Young Writers’ Workshop @ Hopkins Co. Library in Mall
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Experienced writing workshop leader offers monthly option to teens 14 and over, as well as adult writers for young adults to come to a free writers’ workshop held monthly for prompts, immediate writing and critiques.
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Memory Keepers Writing Group 2:30 pm
Memory Keepers Writing Group @ Scott County Public Library
Sep 26 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Memory Keepers Writing Group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Focused on writing memoirs or family history, this time is dedicated to writing, sharing and learning together.
Free Creative Writing Group 5:00 pm
Free Creative Writing Group @ Campbellsville at Taylor County Public Library
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Local writer and workshop leader Kathy Skaggs has nearly 20 years experience leading writing workshops and is a certified leader in the Amherst Writers and Artists writing group method. Suitable for writers of all abilities and … Continue reading "Free Creative Writing Group"
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Monthly Book Discussion 5:30 pm
Monthly Book Discussion @ The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for discussion of contemporary and classic novels as well as nonfiction, plays, and poetry chosen by the group.
Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum 6:00 pm
Wild Fig Wednesdays w/ Lexpecto Patronum @ Wild Fig Books & Coffee
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reading hour with free snacks and books for kids
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Library Writers’ Group
Library Writers’ Group @ Woodford County Library
Sep 28 all-day
(Teens and Adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick-start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience are welcome.
Library Writers’ Group 6:30 pm
Library Writers’ Group @ Woodford County Library
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
(Teens and adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience welcome.
Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel at Pages & Pints 8:00 pm
Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel at Pages & Pints @ Apollo Pizza Downtown Richmond
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm
Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel at Pages & Pints @ Apollo Pizza Downtown Richmond | Richmond | Kentucky | United States
Apollo Pizza’s Pages & Pints Reading Series is hosting a special event showcasing Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel Volume 19 – Appalachia Under Thirty, a publication of Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative. Contributors scheduled to appear … Continue reading "Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel at Pages & Pints"
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Author Talk and Book Signing: “Love and Other Consolation Prizes” by Jamie Ford 7:00 pm
Author Talk and Book Signing: “Love and Other Consolation Prizes” by Jamie Ford @ Lexington Public Library Beaumont Branch
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm
Author Talk and Book Signing: "Love and Other Consolation Prizes" by Jamie Ford @ Lexington Public Library Beaumont Branch | Lexington | Kentucky | United States
Bestselling author Jamie Ford comes to the library just in time for the debut of his third novel, “Love and Other Consolation Prizes.” Since publication of his popular World War II novel, “Hotel on the … Continue reading "Author Talk and Book Signing: “Love and Other Consolation Prizes” by Jamie Ford"
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Gathering of Ghouls 12:00 pm
Gathering of Ghouls @ Consigned Books
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The “Gathering of Ghouls event is for writers of the paranormal. It coincides with the popular Ironton “Ghost Walk” through Woodmere Cemetery which begins at 5PM. There is also a wine festival in Ironton that … Continue reading "Gathering of Ghouls"