KBF Book Bundle
The Kentucky Book Festival Book Bundle connects readers with Kentucky authors and Kentucky artists through a one-of-a-kind subscription-based experience which is delivered four times annually. Subscribers will “Find Themselves in the Story” through reading a new or recently released book and collecting curated specialty items, such as magnets, stickers, bookmarks, or postcards. Each bundle will also include an item from Kentucky Soaps & Such, too!
Read more about this year’s participating authors and artists below. Thanks to our 2023 product partner, Kentucky Soaps & Such.
-2023 Orders Have Closed-
Featured 2023 Authors
Patricia L. Hudson
The Hurting Kind
How It Went
Featured 2023 Artists- Coming Soon
Bowling Green, KY
Thanks to our Product Partner: Kentucky Soaps & Such
Kentucky Soaps & Such has been making generosity easier since the creation of signature gift baskets in 2006. We offer a variety of options, featuring our Plainview Farm bath products, snacks, and more – all built to fit almost any budget. Ordering your gifts is a breeze with our easy-to-use website at kentuckysoapsandsuch.com or ordering by phone at 606-365-0808. We would also love for you to tour our store and soap making facility in historic Stanford, Kentucky.
Patricia L. Hudson is a freelance writer and former contributing editor for Americana magazine. She is also the author of Inns of the Southern Mountains, coeditor of Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia, and coauthor of The Carolinas and the Appalachian States, a volume in the Smithsonian Guide to Historic America series.
Ada Limón is the twenty-fourth U.S. Poet Laureate as well the author of The Hurting Kind and five other collections of poems.
M earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism at Indiana University before studying literature and creative writing in graduate school, receiving her master’s degree from Miami University and her doctorate from the University of Cincinnati, where she was a Taft Fellow. She has been nominated five times for the Pushcart Prize and was shortlisted for the Aesthetica creative writing award.
Wendell Berry was born in Henry County, Kentucky, in 1934, and lives and farms with his wife, Tanya Berry, close to the place of his birth. A poet, critic, storyteller, and activist, he has written more than fifty books.