kentucky women writers conference

Mojave Poet, Activist Natalie Diaz to Open Women Writers Conference

(June 2, 2016) — Award-winning Native American poet Natalie Diazwill open the 2016 Kentucky Women Writers Conference, running Sept. 16-17, in Lexington. Diaz's work will also be among the topics of a free poetry workshop presented June 11, at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning.

 

 

Silent No More: Lydia Blaisdell Play to Have Kentucky World Premiere

A new play by Lydia Blaisdell will have its world premiere in the Bluegrass Nov. 5–7, in four performances at Lexington's Downtown Arts Center

Novelist Hannah Pittard on WUKY's 'UK Perspectives'

WUKY's "UK Perspectives" focuses on the people and programs of the University of Kentucky and is hosted by WUKY General Manager Tom Godell. 

Few Slots Remain for Poetry Workshops With Kathleen Driskell, Angela Ball

Kathleen Driskell, the Kentucky poet behind the new collection, "Next Door to the Dead," and award-winning poet Angela Ball are among the featured presenters at this year's Kentucky Women Writers Conference being held Sept. 11-12, in Lexington.

Poet Sonia Sanchez Returns to Ky. Women Writers Conference

Legendary 81-year-old poet Sonia Sanchez will return to the upcoming Kentucky Women Writers Conference on the 10th anniversary of the founding of the conference series named for her.

Women Writers' Preview Party to Feature Hannah Pittard Reading

Join organizers of the Kentucky Women Writers Conference as they host a preview party featuring award-winning author Hannah Pittard, assistant professor at University of Kentucky Department of English.

Finalists Announced for Prize for Women Playwrights

Three playwrights have been named finalists for the 2015 Prize for Women Playwrights presented by the Kentucky Women Writers Conference (KWWC).

Short Story Writer, Novelist Ann Beattie to Headline Women Writers Conference

A friendship with novelist and new University of Kentucky faculty member Hannah Pittard led to Ann Beattie becoming keynote speaker for the 2015 Kentucky Women Writers Conference.

Rebecca Makkai, Margaret Wrinkle Talk Literary Gothic and Historical Novels at Writers Event

Fiction writer Rebecca Makkai, whose novel "The Hundred-Year House" was published this month, and Margaret Wrinkle, author of the 2013 novel "Wash," will read from their work and teach fiction at the Kentucky Women Writers Conference.

Authors Joy Castro and Leslie Jamison to Appear at Women Writers Event

Celebrated authors Joy Castro and Leslie Jamison will make their first appearance together at the Kentucky Women Writers Conference for a reading, conversation and a book signing.

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