Kentucky Women's Book Festival 2014

Free and Open to the Public

Saturday, May 17, 2014
9:00am - 3:30pm
Ekstrom Library
Belknap Campus
University of Louisville
Free Campus Parking Saturday
Women's Center


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A celebration of the written word, focusing on Kentucky women writers and their readers. Includes a wide variety of authors, and features readings, discussions, and book signings. All events free and open all, except for the mid-day lunch.

Orders for an optional box lunch provided by Masterson's Catering are required by May 13 and can be made by calling the UofL Women’s Center at 502-852-8976. The cost is $16.


2014 Speakers (in order of presentations): George Ella Lyon, Bobbie Ann Mason, Alison Atlee, Sonja de Vries, Jannene Winstead & Leborah Goodwin, Holly Goddard Jones, Sena Jeter Naslund, Nancy Gall-Clayton & Kathi E. B. Ellis, and Mariam Williams.

2014 KWBF Flyer | 2014 KWBF Schedule | 2014 KWBF Press Release

Past Kentucky Women's Book Festival's Photo Gallery

The 2014 Kentucky Women Book Festival (KWBF) committee members:

Co-Chairs--Robin R. Harris (Public Services Librarian, Brandeis School of Law) and Phyllis M. Webb (Program Coordinator, U of L Women's Center); Amy H. Purcell (Archives & Special Collections, Ekstrom Library), Virginia Mattingly (Cybrarian, Brandeis School of Law); Annette Allen (Associate Professor of Humanities Division/Arts & Sciences); Community members--Carridder M. Jones (KWBF Co-founder); Margaret "Peggy" Grimes (Former Associate Director of Annual Giving, Development Office); and Beverly Giammara (Retired, U of L School of Medicine).