February 7, 2013 - 12:15pm
UofL’s Axton Reading Series kicks off tonight with author Hannah Tinti
Days are longer, horizons further and the University of Louisville English department starts it spring Axton Reading Series tonight, Thursday, February 7th, with author Hannah Tinti at 7:30pm.
If you happen to be awake when the dawn breaks, the sky looks like it is breathing.  You are motionless, perhaps, in bed.  On your back is best.  And your stillness is vertigo and hallucination to your eyes because the sky is alive and moving in its dome without restraint, turning in...
November 5, 2012 - 12:47pm
Poet and literary lecturer, Mary Ruefle, delivers a round of words for UofL’s Ax
Are lecture classes boring? Yeah…actually, a lot of the time they are. But! Those dull dusty words of crusty professors past? Not here, folks. Join poet and lecturer, Mary Ruefle, as she orates this coming Thursday, November 8th, as part of UofL’s Axton Reading Series at 7:30pm.
I feel like we haven’t talked in a while.When is the last time?  Was it just Friday?  Really?  Curious.It’s odd the way Time works in conjunction with our lives – speeding up, slowing down, stopping, working backwards – all of those things we sensed as little...
October 12, 2012 - 3:14pm
Spoken word poet, Anis Mojgani, will deliver keynote reading at Writer’s Block F
Poetry doesn’t always need to be airy-fairy (and if you read any at all, you’ll know it usually isn’t in real life). National Poetry Slam champion, Anis Mojgani will bring his flow of words center stage as part of UofL’s Axton Reading Series, featured as a keynote speaker tomorrow, Saturday, October 13th, at this Writer’s Block Festival.
I can relate anything poetry.  Just about, probably.  Let’s try.  Let’s pretend you’ve given me a prompt: “rabbit”.  Here is a thing that would bring to mind a whole manner of interesting ruminations – it’s easy.  Alice in...
September 24, 2012 - 10:00am
Kentucky Poet Laureate Maureen Morehead featured in UofL’s Axton Reading Series
The poet returns to her alma mater this upcoming Thursday, September 27th, as part of the University of Louisville’s Axton Reading Series. Join Maureen Morehead at 7:30pm for a free reading of well-lauded poetics.
I went back to school this semester.  It’s been a minute.  Or two.  The traditional College Experience is something I never fully realized – even in my years as a full-time student, and the return to campus was rather akin to culture shock.  The world of the sub-...
July 29, 2012 - 7:01pm
Highly-acclaimed writer, Tobias Wolff, featured as the final artist for UofL’s A
Stop thinking about sports. No, really. Wash off the face pant, put on a shirt and listen up! Literature lord Tobias Wolff will share his work tomorrow night, Thursday, March 29th, for free as the final guest for the University of Louisville’s Axton Reading Series.
Nobody cares about college basketball.  And by “nobody” I mean nobody in my house or associated with said house (the Venerable and Most Illustrious House of Day).  Bleeding blue; bleeding red…Yada, yada, yada and bunch of other blithering bumper-sticker blather....