Author Events and Book Talks Around Louisville

The List is a service of the Louisville Free Public Library, spotlighting author events for our partner organizations. For more information please email us. Events are free unless otherwise noted.


   

JANUARY 2015


 

Saturday, January 31, 4:00 p.m.: Louisville writer and LEO Weekly contributor Jonathan Ashley will read from and sign his debut novel The Cost of Doing Business at Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Ave. Learn more online or by calling 502-896-6950.


   

FEBRUARY 2015


 

Wednesday, February 4, 7:00 p.m.: Ishmael Beah will read from and discuss his debut novel Radiance of Tomorrow at the Louisville Collegiate School (2427 Glenmary Ave, Louisville, KY 40204). Learn more online.


 

Saturday, February 7, 4:00 p.m.: Bill Noel will read from and sign his latest novel First Light at Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Ave. Learn more online or by calling 502-896-6950.


 

Sunday, February 8, 4:00 p.m.: William Peak will read from and sign his latest novel The Oblate’s Confession at Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Ave. Learn more online or by calling 502-896-6950.


 

Wednesday, February 11, 6:00 p.m.: Kristen Simmons will read from and discuss her YA novel The Glass Arrow at Carmichael’s Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Ave. Learn more online or by calling 502-896-6950.


 

Thursday, February 12, 3:00 p.m.: Novelist Sayed Kashua will give a talk titled “The Foreign Mother Tongue: Living and Writing as a Palestinian in Israel” as part of the William Axton Reading Series at U of L. The talk is in Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library. Learn more online or by calling 502-852-6801.


 

Monday, February 16, 7:00 p.m.: Join Alan Lightman, author of the new memoir Screening Room: Family Pictures, for a special interview-style event at Bristol Bar & Grille, 1321 Bardstown Rd. Learn more online or by calling 502-896-6950.


 

Thursday, February 19, 7:30 p.m.: 2013-14 Poet Laureate Frank X. Walker will read from his work in the Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library as part of the William Axton Reading Series at U of L. Learn more online or by calling (502) 852-6801.


 

Saturday, February 21, 2:00 p.m.: You are invited to a special story hour and book signing with children’s author Judith C Owens-Lalude, whose latest book is Wedding Drums and the Tall-Tall Tree, at Carmichael’s Bookstore, 1313 Bardstown Rd. Learn more online or by calling 502-896-6950.


   

MARCH 2015


 

Tuesday, March 24, 6:00 p.m.: The Kentucky Author Forum presents David Boies, author of Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality. Boies will be interviewed by Jeffrey Toobin. Toobin is a prominent legal journalist, staff writer for The New Yorker, senior analyst for CNN, and author. Purchase tickets at the Kentucky Center’s box office or drive-through on Main Street, by calling 502-584-7777 or 800-775-7777, or online.


 

Thursday, March 26, 7:30 p.m.: Novelist Michelle Latiolais will read from her work in the Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library as part of the William Axton Reading Series at U of L. Learn more online or by calling 502-852-6801.


   

APRIL 2015


 

Thursday, April 2, 7:30 p.m.: U of L professor and novelist Paul Griner will read from his work in the Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library as part of the William Axton Reading Series at U of L. Learn more online or by calling 502-852-6801.


 

 

For information about author appearances throughout Kentucky, visit the Kentucky Literary Newsletter.



 

Last Updated: 1/23/15