kentucky women writers conference

Mojave Poet, Activist Natalie Diaz to Open Women Writers Conference

(June 2, 2016) — Award-winning Native American poet Natalie Diazwill open the 2016 Kentucky Women Writers Conference, running Sept. 16-17, in Lexington. Diaz's work will also be among the topics of a free poetry workshop presented June 11, at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning.

 

 

Novelist Hannah Pittard on WUKY's 'UK Perspectives'

WUKY's "UK Perspectives" focuses on the people and programs of the University of Kentucky and is hosted by WUKY General Manager Tom Godell. 

WUKY's 'UK Perspectives' Chats With Women Writers Conference Poet

WUKY's "UK Perspectives" focuses on the people and programs of the University of Kentucky and is hosted by WUKY General Manager Tom Godell. 

Few Slots Remain for Poetry Workshops With Kathleen Driskell, Angela Ball

Kathleen Driskell, the Kentucky poet behind the new collection, "Next Door to the Dead," and award-winning poet Angela Ball are among the featured presenters at this year's Kentucky Women Writers Conference being held Sept. 11-12, in Lexington.

Black Arts Movement Icon Sonia Sanchez Returns to Ky. Women Writers Conference

Legendary 81-year-old poet Sonia Sanchez will return to the upcoming Kentucky Women Writers Conference on the 10th anniversary of the founding of the conference series named for her.

Poet Sonia Sanchez Returns to Ky. Women Writers Conference

Legendary 81-year-old poet Sonia Sanchez will return to the upcoming Kentucky Women Writers Conference on the 10th anniversary of the founding of the conference series named for her.

Women Writers' Preview Party to Feature Hannah Pittard Reading

Join organizers of the Kentucky Women Writers Conference as they host a preview party featuring award-winning author Hannah Pittard, assistant professor at University of Kentucky Department of English.

Finalists Announced for Prize for Women Playwrights

Three playwrights have been named finalists for the 2015 Prize for Women Playwrights presented by the Kentucky Women Writers Conference (KWWC).

Short Story Writer, Novelist Ann Beattie to Headline Women Writers Conference

A friendship with novelist and new University of Kentucky faculty member Hannah Pittard led to Ann Beattie becoming keynote speaker for the 2015 Kentucky Women Writers Conference.

Stars With Accents 2011 - Part 2 of 2

Readings by Jane Gentry Vance, Honoree Fanonne Jeffers, and Jan Isenhour, introduced by Katerina Stoykova-Klemer

Part 1: In this recording from the 2011 Kentucky Women Writers Conference, listen to former UK English Professor Jane Gentry Vance as she reads several of her poems from her book The Portrait of the Artist as a White Pig as well as several of her most recent pieces about the experience of getting older. Honorée Fanonne Jeffers reads several pieces of her poetry which examines culture, religion, race, and family.

Part 2: Katerina Stoykova-Klemer and Leatha Kendrick introduce Jan Isenhour, as this was also the occasion of Jan Isenhour's retirement as director of the Carnegie Center. She reads an excerpt from one of her newest projects, told from the perspective of a young woman.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard.

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