kentucky women writers conference

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet to Headline Kentucky Women Writers Conference

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith will give the keynote address at the 2014 conference, scheduled for Sept. 12 and 13.

Ada Limon on "UK Perspectives"

On a recent episode of WUKY's "UK Perspectives," Kentucky Women Writers Conference director Julie Wrinn speaks with nationally renowned writer Ada Limón, one of this year's judges of the National Book Award in poetry. Limón's Lexington debut will be a free public reading at the 2013 Kentucky Women Writers Conference at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Carnegie Center. She will also present a workshop on poetry and essays for conference registrants.

Adventurer, Novelist to Present Public Address at Women Writers Event

Bonnie Jo Campbell will present a free public address titled "What I Learned from My Mother," followed by a Q-and-A and a book-signing.

Award-winning Play on Eugene O’Neill’s Passion for Love, Career Premieres in Lexington

"The Passions of Eugene Gladstone O'Neill" won the biennial Prize for Women Playwrights from the Kentucky Women Writers Conference, and will be presented later this month.

Publishing Consultant, Award-winning Poet Named Women Writers Event Speakers

The Kentucky Women Writers Conference is an annual event known for bringing notable women writers to Lexington for readings, writing workshops and discussions.

Noted Poet/Bluegrass Transplant to Make Lexington Debut at Writers Conference

Nationally renowned poet Ada Limón, one of this year's judges of the National Book Award in poetry, will present at this year's Kentucky Women Writers Conference, September 20-22, 2013.

PEN Award-winning Author Jennifer Haigh Featured at KWWC

Critically acclaimed author Jennifer Haigh, a recipient of a PEN/Hemingway Award, will be among this year's workshop presenters at the Kentucky Women Writers Conference.

Registration Open for Kentucky Women Writers Conference

The 35th annual Kentucky Women Writers Conference has unveiled its line-up for the literary event scheduled Sept. 20–21, 2013, and tickets may now be purchased. The conference, which will feature Louisville poet Kiki Petrosino and other acclaimed writers from around the nation, will also offer five new postgraduate scholarships to attend the event.

Play on Eugene O’Neil’s Passion for Love, Career Wins Women Playwrights Prize

Florida playwright Jo Morello has won the second biennial Prize for Women Playwrights presented by the Kentucky Women Writers Conference (KWWC) for her full-length play, E.G.O.: The Passions of Eugene Gladstone O'Neill.

Adventurer, Novelist to Headline Women Writers Event

The Kentucky Women Writers Conference will feature best-selling novelist and National Book Award finalist Bonnie Jo Campbell as its keynote speaker at the 2013 conference, scheduled for Sept. 20 and 21.


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