May 17, 2013 - 1:36pm
Spalding’s Festival of Contemporary Writing kicks off tomorrow
Kentucky’s largest reading series runs May 18th – 25th, with a plethora of free readings from dozens of talented writers.
When I test a microphone I say “popcorn” and “Peter Pan” and “pumpernickel”.  I might say “pumpernickel” few times because it has just such an e
December 12, 2012 - 2:28pm
Rodney Wittwer and Margaret McMullan light up The Bard’s Town for the InKY Readi
This is it. The final InKY poetry jam of the year – possibly the last for all time. Starting at 6:30pm, join writers Rodney Wittwer and Margaret McMullan at The Bard’s Town this Friday, December 14th.
Today is Frank Sinatra’s birthday.  That’s it.  There’s nothing more important that I’m going to write for December 12, 2012.  Whatever follows this simple, clipped sentence is just simply going to fall flat and pale onto the floor.  A puddle of oatmeal....
November 19, 2012 - 12:00pm
Author M. Scotty Lamkin presents his new book ‘Chance is the Providence of Adven
The retired Alaskan travel guide will sign the new book cataloging his adventures in the Alaskan wilderness. Along with his friend – and sometimes travel companion – Denny Drum, M. Scotty Lamkin will be at The Summit location of Barnes & Noble tonight, Monday, November 19th at 2pm.
There are any number of tangents here that I could follow through to fruition.  This is an easy one to sew up, shine up and wrap up nicely for your pre-turkey sensibilities.  For the quivering and daunting kick-off to the “Holiday Season” looming at the other end of the week....
November 16, 2012 - 1:14pm
Award-winning Kentucky writer George Ella Lyon comes to Carmichael’s
There are those among us who simply Do It All. Local literary jack-of-all-trades George Ella Lyon will hit up Carmichael’s Bookstore this Sunday, November 18th at 4pm for a book signing and reading.
I feel pretty absent-minded sometimes.  It’s possible you may have noticed that I have a propensity for tangents.  I prefer to embrace them when they stroll by – you just don’t know what could befall when you link up arms!  But there are some days when it is not so...
November 15, 2012 - 2:12pm
Local poet Ellen Birkett Morris brings sweet ‘Surrender’ to Carmichael’s
It’s about time to wave the white flag isn’t folks? It that just me maybe? It’s just me. Oh well! Join local poet Ellen Birkett Morris as she signs her latest collection, ‘Surrender’, at Carmichael’s Bookstore tomorrow night, Friday, November 16th, at 7pm.
Ah.  Sweet surrender.  That’s a phrase. That’s the name of a bakery.  Probably several bakeries in the world, actually.  But is surrender so sweet?  Oh…subtext.  Ok.I’ve never literally waved a white flag.  That is not a thing that...