Whitney Hale

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College: University Press of Kentucky

UPK Authors in Spotlight at Kentucky Book Fair

Published: Nov 3, 2016

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 3, 2016) Now in its 35th year, the Kentucky Book Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Frankfort Convention Center. This year’s fair will feature more than 150 authors and editors showcasing their most recent books including several writers from University Press of Kentucky (UPK), including many with University of Kentucky ties.

 

Presented by the Kentucky Humanities Council, and co-sponsored by Lindsey Wilson College, Joseph-Beth Booksellers and UPK, the Kentucky Book Fair attracts thousands of avid readers and patrons from across the country. With many books ranging from children's books and regional cookbooks to wartime histories and poetry collections, the fair has a book for everyone with a passion for reading.

 

Founded in 1981, the Kentucky Book Fair is the state's leading literary event and the largest and oldest event of its kind in the state. Since its inception, the fair has recognized outstanding Kentucky authors and editors.

  

University of Kentucky authors published by UPK participating in the Kentucky Book Fair include:

Other authors, editors and contributors to publications from UPK participating in the fair and their corresponding books are:

To hear University Press of Kentucky Director Leila Salisbury talk about the press' offerings at the Kentucky Book Fair on "UK At the Half" with Carl Nathe, click play on the audio player below. To see a transcript of this interview, visit here

 

For a full listing of authors participating in the Kentucky Book Fair as well as on-site events, visit http://kyhumanities.org/kentuckybookfair.html.

 

UPK is the scholarly publisher for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, representing a consortium that includes all of the state universities, five private colleges, and two historical societies. The press’ editorial program focuses on the humanities and the social sciences. Offices for the administrative, editorial, production and marketing departments of the press are found at UK, which provides financial support toward the operating expenses of the publishing operation through the UK Libraries.

 

 

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can support continued investment in your university and the Commonwealth, go to: uky.edu/uk4ky. #uk4ky #seeblue
 

 
MEDIA CONTACT: Whitney Hale, whitney.hale@uky.edu, 859-257-8716
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