Kentucky Book Fair is this week in Frankfort

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Nearly 200 authors, artists and illustrators are participating in this weekend's 31st annual Kentucky Book Fair in Frankfort.

Among Kentucky authors and artists who will sign books are Wendell Berry, Silas House, Bobbie Ann Mason, George Ella Lyon and Al Smith. Other notables expected are cartoonist Stephen Pastis of the comic strip "Pearls Before Swine," and actress Mary McDonough, who played Erin in "The Waltons" and has written "Lessons From The Mountain: What I Learned From Erin Walton."

Friday is designated as Children's Day, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST. More than 40 authors will take part in activities including reading and demonstrations.

All the authors will participate Saturday, set for 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with symposiums, readings, face-painting and characters in costume.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 178073131 - wkyt.com/a?a=178073131
Gray Television, Inc.