Editor (New Southerner journal of literature), educator and KY proud author Bobbi Buchanan has been busy growing some potent art out in Bullitt county with her Homegrown Art, Music, and Spoken Word Show! She’ll sit down with me Thursday to talk local art, writing, community, and to read from her new chapbook “Listen: Essays on Loving the Good Life” (Ginko Leaf Press, 2013) check out a preview and reviews here. Tune into Keep Louisville Literary, Thursday at 1p on http://www.ArtxFM.com
I’m back on-air this week with poet/organizer/prof Lynnell Major Edwards. You may remember our textual interview from last year (if not you can read it here). Lynnell has new info on Louisville Literary Arts (local non-profit of which she is currently the president) and their 2013-2014 InKY reading series as well as the upcoming Writer’s Block literary festival which will usher in its third year this October. She’ll also read new and published work. Join us Thursday at 1pm on-air at www.artxfm.com
Lynnell Major Edwards is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Covet (October, 2011), and also The Farmer’s Daughter (2003) and The Highwayman’s Wife (2007), all from Red Hen Press. Her short fiction and book reviews have appeared most recently in Connecticut Review, American Book Review, Pleiades, New Madrid, and others. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky where, since 2010 she has been president of Louisville Literary Arts, a non-profit literary arts organization that sponsors the monthly InKY reading series and The Writer’s Block Festival. She is also Associate Professor of English at Spalding University. She also teaches creative writing at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and is available for readings and workshops in a variety of settings.You can check out Lynnell’s wordpress page here!