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.

 

 

Brooklyn Poet Laureate Tina Chang Joining Tracy K. Smith at Women Writers Event

In an evening that organizers are calling “Brave New Words,” Tina Chang, poet laureate of Brooklyn, N.Y., will join Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith for a poetry reading and conversation at the keynote event of this year’s Kentucky Women Writers Conference.

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.

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.

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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