Bowling Green, Ky. –The Southern Kentucky Book Fest partnership announces the five finalists for the 2013 Kentucky Literary Award. This year’s award will go to a work of non-fiction by a Kentucky author or with a significant Kentucky theme that was published in 2011 or 2012. The five finalists include:
A Few Honest Words: The Kentucky Roots of Popular Music by Jason Howard
Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity by Nora Rose Moosnick
Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life by Katya Cengal
Confederate Outlaw: Champ Ferguson and the Civil War in Appalachia by Brian McKnight
The Kentucky Derby: How the Run for the Roses Became America’s Premier Sporting Event by James Nicholson
The award winner will be announced at the Southern Kentucky Book Fest’s Meet the Authors reception to be held Friday, April 19–the night before the main Book Fest event. For more information about the program, contact Kristie Lowry, Book Fest and Literary Outreach Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 745-4502.
The Southern Kentucky Book Fest is a partnership of Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Warren County Public Library, and Western Kentucky University Libraries. For more information, go to sokybookfest.org.