Kentucky Women's Book Festival 2018

 

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 The 12th annual Kentucky Women’s Book Festival featured authors from a wide variety of genres March 3 on University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus.

The festival’s opening speaker was UofL alumna Sheri Riley, author of “Exponential Living: Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who You Are (with a forward by Usher),” which has been featured on numerous national television shows and news outlets.

Sallie Bingham, playwright, poet, founder of the Kentucky Foundation for Women and author of numerous books including an upcoming literary biography, “The Silver Swan: In Search of Doris Duke,” will present the luncheon keynote.

Other speakers included: Carolyn Furdek, author of “Locked-In: A Soldier & Civilian’s Struggle with Invisible Wounds” and Aimee Zaring, author of “Flavors from Home: Refugees in Kentucky Share Their Stories and Comfort Foods.”

Women Who Write, a local women’s writers’ group will present the workshop “So, You Want to Write: Let’s Get Started” facilitated by Selene Phillips, an assistant professor of communications at UofL. 

The Women’s Center and University Libraries host the event, which is part of the university’s observance of Women’s History Month.