Category Archives: Literature

Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame 2015 class

The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning has announced five new members of the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame to be inducted in a ceremony Jan. 28, in addition to Wendell Berry. Berry, who was previously announced, will be the first living … Continue reading

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Audra McDonald, Lyle Lovett, Rosanne Cash headline EKU Center’s 2014-15 season

The Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts in Richmond announced its fourth season of shows Wednesday. It is the first programmed by executive director Joel Aalberts, who became the center’s chief last summer. The lineup of 29 shows kicks … Continue reading

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WUKY will broadcast KY Writers Hall of Fame

WUKY-FM will broadcast the 2014 Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday. The event took place Jan. 23 at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning. The inductees that night included Thomas Merton, Thomas D. Clark, Etheridge Knight, and … Continue reading

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Ben Sollee writing music for the Lexington Tattoo Project

Folks attending Saturday night’s “Magnetic Poetry Party” for the Lexington Tattoo Project learned about the latest artist to join the community art initiative. Lexington-based roots cellist Ben Sollee will write music for the video that will be the project’s finale … Continue reading

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Wendell Berry short stories in Oxford American

The summer issue of Southern culture chronicle The Oxford American is out with two contributions from Henry County writer Wendell Berry. The short story “Down in the Valley Where the Green Grass Grows” tells the tale of Big Elllis, a … Continue reading

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