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The Kentucky Book Festival

The Kentucky Book Festival

October 21, 2023
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
161 Lexington Green Cir # B, Lexington, KY 40503

About this Event

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. 

The program includes special appearances by #1 New York Times bestselling author J.R Ward, nonfiction writer Stephen Bright with CNN’s Poppy Harlow, as well as a highlight of the book A is for Affrilachia, where author Frank X Walker and illustrator upfromsumdirt will be in conversation with Crystal Wilkinson.

Thank you!

Thanks so much to all who attended this year’s festival! Please provide feedback about your experience by submitting a survey. 

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