January 18, 2013 - 1:06pm
Katerina Stoykova-Klemer headlines poetry event at Carmichael’s
How long has it been since we’ve put on poetry pants? Too long? I think so. Join poet Katerina Stoykova-Klemer at Carmichael’s Bookstore this Sunday, January 20th, as she headlines a special reading and signing and shares her new collection, ‘The Porcupine of Mind’ at 4pm.
Once upon a time, I lived in a very nicely painted bubble.  Like a lot of the best bubbles on Earth, mine glistened in the light, metallic rainbows wormed on the surface and we were weightless together.  I practically had my own planet.  I was in love with my bubble.  The...
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 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...
November 5, 2012 - 1:47pm
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...