Join this fast-paced, lecture-style workshop, hosted by Susan Beckham Zurenda, author of Bells for Eli, in the Writer's Room. Attend this program at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, or watch the livestream from here on Saturday, November 6. Thanks to the Writer's Room sponsor, UK HealthCare!
In this panel discussion, authors Chad Oldfather, Benjamin Gilmer, Amelia Zachry, and Jane Olmsted discuss how writing their books helped them to better understand how to comprehend, learn, and employ compassion during challenging times. Click "Learn More" to watch the video!
Ever wonder where children's book authors find the inspiration and ideas for their books? Author/illustrator Will Hillenbrand discusses this topic and more with authors George Ella Lyon, Saadia Faruqi, and Brittany J. Thurman. Click "Learn More" to watch the video!
Author Sheila Williams leads this discussion with fellow writers Igiaba Scego, Judith Turner-Yamamoto, and DaMaris Hill. Click "Learn More" to see the video!
Wendell Berry discusses his new book The Need to be Whole: Patriotism and the History of Prejudice with fellow author and Kentucky's current Poet Laureate, Crystal Wilkinson at the Kentucky Book Festival on October 29. Click "Learn More" to watch the video!
Calling all dog lovers! Bestselling author, director, and producer W. Bruce Cameron, author of "A Dog’s Courage," will chat about writing books from a dog's perspective with Kristin O’Donnell Tubb, author of "Luna Howls at the Moon" in the Writer's Room. Attend this program at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, or watch the livestream from here on Saturday, […]
Bestselling author/illustrator Vashti Harrison and award-winning author Alice Faye Duncan discuss their writing careers, inspiration, upcoming projects, and so much more. Don't miss this special program if you love children's books!
In this panel discussion between journalists-turned-authors, Emily Bingham, Kristina Gaddy, Jyoti Thottam, & Amy Argetsinger chat about their latest books. Click "Learn More" to watch the video!
Kentucky Poet Laureate Silas House will be in conversation with writer Patricia Hudson, poet LeTonia Jones and musician Senora May. This event is catered by Ouita Michel and Holly Hill Events. Sponsored by
150 authors will be in attendance, meeting readers and signing books. Patrons can enjoy a full slate of main stage events alongside educational workshops and craft talks, as well as a packed schedule of children's events.
Join us at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington for Susan Rogers in conversation with Crystal Wilkinson discussing and signing "This Is What It Sounds Like: What the Music You Love Says About You" in collaboration with Kentucky Humanities, home of the Kentucky Book Festival.
Story times take place behind the Children's Authors Tent on the lower level of Joseph-Beth in Lexington. Don't forget to ask a book festival volunteer about a free book voucher for kids 12 years old and under!