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Author Mike Norris takes center stage for whimsical, enchanting Kentucky Proud Evening on Dec. 5

Author Mike Norris will take center stage with his book, “Ring Around the Moon: Mommy Goose Rhymes,” at the next Kentucky Proud Evening at 6 p.m. on Dec. 5 in Lexington. The monthly series, hosted by Fayette County Cooperative Extension, regularly pairs captivating books from the University Press of Kentucky with author discussions and samples from Plate It Up! Kentucky Proud recipes. “Ring Around...

EKU opens 20th year of Chautauqua Lecture Series with Yale professor, author Oswald Schmitz Sept. 12

Eastern Kentucky University is presenting the 20th year of its Chautauqua Lecture Series beginning Sept. 12, with Yale University professor and author Oswald Schmitz on the topic of his recent book, “The New Ecology: Rethinking a Science for the Anthropocene.” This opening lecture serves as the series’ annual Bruce MacLaren Distinguished Lecture, in honor of the series’ founder, as...

Renowned author Elaine Weiss to visit WKU to kick off yearlong celebration of 19th Amendment

Elaine Weiss, author of “The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote,” will visit Western Kentucky University April 29-30 to kick off a yearlong celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Weiss will spend time with students in the classroom during her two-day visit and will present the Boyd-Lubker Visiting Scholar Lecture at 7 p.m. April 30 at the Downing Student...

‘Calling Me Home’ author among others to speak at Kentucky Women’s Book Festival

  Julie Kibler, author of the bestselling novel “Calling Me Home,” will deliver the keynote address at the ninth annual Kentucky Women’s Book Festival at the University of Louisville.   Julie Kibler (Photo from Facebook) Author presentations, book sales and signings and a luncheon will give participants a chance to connect over their favorite pastimes: reading, writing and talking about...