More than 150 authors for adults and children attended this yearâ€™s Southern Kentucky Book Fest, a free event organized by the partners of WKU Libraries, Warrent County Public Library and Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Bolwing Green, Kentucky and sponsored by local businesses such as Dollar General, Jim Johnson, Fruit of the Loom, Citizens First Bank, The Law Office of Jennifer L. Brinkly, PLLC and many others. The 2009 Book Fest was held on April 18 at the Sloan Convention Center and featured Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash, Sweet Potato Queen Jill Conner Browne, best-selling teen author Ellen Hopkins, A Journal for Jordan author Dana Canedy, and many others.
Daily Archives: April 19, 2009
On the evening of Friday, April 17, 2009 in the Kentucky Building on WKU campus, the University and Bowling Green community members and leaders met authors coming to the Southern Kentucky Book Fest to take place the next day at the Sloan Convention Center, Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Book Fest authors gave attendees the benefit of their wisdom at the Kentucky Writers Conference on Friday, April 17 at the Blowing Green Community College at WKU’s South Campus. Free workshops on dialogue, character development, grants for writing, nonfiction topics and songwriting were some of those that were presented during this day-long event.