March 15, 2013 - 12:22pm
The Jane Austen Society celebrates the 200th Anniversary of ‘Pride & Prejudice’
Two centuries later, and people are still obsessed. Join the fine folks of the Jane Austen Society tonight at Locust Grove for a special celebration of the classic novel starting at 7pm.
This is not a good day for me to write about Jane Austen.  Because today I am wearing the high polish space helmet of insanity.  The Good kind.  We’ve talked about it before.  The spider-fingers dash of Crazy creativity that gives me thousands of words at a time, and I...
March 15, 2013 - 11:06am
Wild Words: Andrew Shaffer tells a history of brilliant ‘Literary Rogues’ at Car
This makes me so full of the Crazy that I can’t even speak. Wonderful. Join author Andrew Shaffer tomorrow, Saturday, March 16th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore for a special reading and signings of his new book, ‘Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors’.
My greatest dreams at 7-years-old:  To be a shepherd, to marry David Bowie.  I had a small journal with a silver cover that was full of puffy, fluffy padding so that when you squeezed it you could hear the air shifting around inside.  Like a mattress topper.  Or a sponge. ...
March 13, 2013 - 12:41pm
Kristen Simmons launches the next chapter in her teen series at Carmichael’s
Whether mankind’s true vanishing point will be zombies, fiery space cataclysm or a good old-fashioned apocalyptic war – nothing is more thrilling than a dystopian thriller. Join author Kristen Simmons tonight, Wednesday, March 13th, at Carmichael’s Bookstore for the next installment in her teen series, ‘Breaking Point’.
Hubble. The italics are working in layers here.  Letters leaning like trees on a hill for more than one reason: I am emphasizing.  I want you to feel the push of this word in cyberspace.  Shoulder to shoulder with the concept I’m going to introduce here in a handful of...
March 8, 2013 - 1:45pm
Bestselling local author, Frank Bill, debuts his first novel at Carmichael’s
This ain’t no travel brochure for the Bluegrass, son. Bestseller, Frank Bill, will bring his raw new novel, ‘Donnybrook’, to Carmichael’s Bookstore tonight, March 8th, at 7pm for a special reading and signing.
It was a mud tattoo, and over the course of the night it transformed – blending like a sunset – from dark blood colors into a spray of light caramel on my legs.  Drying.  Flecks on the skin like individual feathers along my calves.  I didn’t bother to clean it off....
March 7, 2013 - 1:10pm
Novelist James Market brings a tale of Waverly Hills to Barnes & Noble
No Louisvillian should ever grow tired of a good story from Waverly Hills Sanitarium. Join author James Market at The Summit area Barnes & Noble for a special signing of his new book, ‘A White Wind Blew’, tonight, March 7th, at 6:30pm.
There are a lot of things in this world that drip.  Trickle.  Drift.  Pour.  This is a wet planet – “the blue planet” they call it – and everything flows.  It is how the earth breathes.  The earth is a sea mammal.  But outside of the...