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World Premiere for Fountains for Orpheus by Audrey Rooney
Poetry Readings

Fountains for Orpheus by Audrey RooneyWe invite you to attend the world premiere of Audrey Rooney‘s Fountains for Orpheus at the Carnegie Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

In Fountains of Orpheus, Audrey Rooney explores timeless concepts from love and loss to aging and nature. This book contains poems of diverse shapes, forms and sizes, as well as several translations of Rilke’s Sonnets to Orpheus, matched with Audrey’s poignant responses to Rilke’s work.

Audrey will read from and copies of Fountains for Orpheus will be available from Accents Publishing.

Click here to see the Facebook event page

When: Thursday, August 18, 2016 @ 5pm
Where: Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
251 W. Second St.
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 254-4175

LexPoMo 2016 Writing Challenge Stats
Lexington Poetry Month News

This has been the best Lexington Poetry Month yet, and we can’t express how grateful we are to have such an amazing community of supportive and talented poets. We also can’t say enough good things about our sponsors, Apex Publications and The Morris Book Shop, and how much of a blessing they have been to the local writing community as well as their specific communities at large. Thank you so much!

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The Kentucky Poetry Festival
Free Poetry Events,

Kentucky Poetry FestivalToday marks the beginning of the Kentucky Poetry Festival, sponsored by the University of Kentucky’s MFA in Creative Writing. The festival includes a variety of events, including an ekphrastic poetry contest, a poetry slam, and various readings.

You can view the full list of events by clicking here while links to the Facebook Event pages are below.

Teen Howl 34 w/ Madison Miller & Bianca Spriggs
Free Poetry Events,

Teen Howl 34Tonight’s Teen Howl Poetry Series will feature teen poet Madison Miller. The reading starts at 6pm at the Morris book shop. Open mic sign-ups start at 5:45.

Also, Bianca Spriggs will read as a special guest, and, as always, the event will be hosted by founders Elizabeth Beck and Jay McCoy.

When: Thursday September 4
Where: the Morris book shop
882 E. High St.
Lexington, KY 40502

Facebook Event Page
Teen Howl group page