Writer's Block http://wfpl.org en Manning, Wilkinson Readings Open Writer's Block http://wfpl.org/post/manning-wilkinson-readings-open-writers-block <p>Readings by two acclaimed Kentucky writers&nbsp;will kick off the <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/writers-block-festival-offers-workshops-more">Writer's Block Festival&nbsp;</a>&nbsp;at&nbsp;<a href="http://louisvilleliteraryarts.org/inky-reading-series/upcoming-readings/">the&nbsp;InKY&nbsp;Reading Series</a>&nbsp;Friday. Poet Maurice Manning and fiction writer Crystal Wilkinson will read from recent work at The Bard's Town (1801 Bardstown Rd.). The free event also includes an open mic and a set by musicians A Girl Named Earl and Mike Karman.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 17:53:24 +0000 Erin Keane 1981 at http://wfpl.org Manning, Wilkinson Readings Open Writer's Block Kentucky Author Revisits Lost Colony Mystery in Debut Novel http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-author-revisits-lost-colony-mystery-debut-novel <p><a href="http://gwendabond.com/">Gwenda Bond</a>’s debut young adult novel “Blackwood” (Strange Chemistry) revisits one of America’s most enduring mysteries. On modern-day Roanoke Island, 114 people disappear – the same number that vanished from the island's lost colony in the 16<sup>th</sup> century.&nbsp;Two misfit teens, Miranda (daughter of the town drunk) and Phillips (who hears the voices of the dead) team up to solve both mysteries in order to bring back their missing neighbors.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 21:01:45 +0000 Erin Keane 1969 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Author Revisits Lost Colony Mystery in Debut Novel Writer's Block Festival Offers Workshops, More http://wfpl.org/post/writers-block-festival-offers-workshops-more <p>The annual Writer's Block Festival is Saturday, with workshops, panel discussions and readings for writers and readers scheduled in and around the Green Building (732 E. Market St.) and the Cressman&nbsp;Center (100 E. Main St.). Produced by Louisville Literary Arts, the event also features a print fair in the Green Building (through 4 p.m.) with exhibits by local and regional small presses and literary journals.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 20:30:41 +0000 Erin Keane 1968 at http://wfpl.org Writer's Block Festival Offers Workshops, More