Kentucky Book Festival

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Lexington, KY, United States
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The 2022 Kentucky Book Festival, presented by Kentucky Humanities, was held October 27 and October 29 in Lexington, Kentucky. The festival included a ticketed luncheon with fiction and nonfiction writer Geraldine Brooks and biographer and historian Emily Bingham on October 27 and culminated with a daylong celebration featuring book signings, story-times, discussions, and other events with 150 authors on October 29 at Joseph-Beth Booksellers. Participating authors included poet Crystal Wilkinson; fiction writer Silas House; nonfiction writer Jon Meacham; and poet, fiction, and nonfiction writers Wendell Berry and Barbara Kingsolver. Most events were free and open to the public; tickets for the luncheon were $60 each and were distributed on a first come, first served basis. Visit the website for more information.

Accessibility accommodations at all festival sites included elevators in all multilevel event spaces; accessible doorways, pathways, and sidewalks; accessible parking; and signage in Braille. Writers contacted Sara Woods at for additional information.

Contact Information

Kentucky Book Festival, Kentucky Humanities, 206 East Maxwell Street, Lexington, KY 40508. (859) 257-4317. Sara Woods, Director.