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SOKY Book Fest partners select finalists for 2016 Kentucky Literary Award

The Southern Kentucky Book Fest partnership announces the three finalists for the 2016 Kentucky Literary Award. This year’s award will go to a work of fiction by a Kentucky author or with a significant Kentucky theme that was published in 2014 or 2015.

The three finalists for the 2016 Kentucky Literary Award are: The Marble Orchard, Alex Taylor; Cementville, Paulette Livers; and Hurry Please, I Want to Know, Paul Griner. The winner will be announced April 22.

The three finalists for the 2016 Kentucky Literary Award are: The Marble Orchard, Alex Taylor; Cementville, Paulette Livers; and Hurry Please, I Want to Know, Paul Griner. The winner will be announced April 22.

The three finalists are:

  • The Marble Orchard, Alex Taylor
  • Cementville, Paulette Livers
  • Hurry Please, I Want to Know, Paul Griner

The winner will be announced at the Southern Kentucky Book Fest’s Meet the Authors Reception on April 22 — the night before the main Book Fest event. The Kentucky Literary Award is presented annually by the Southern Kentucky Book Fest partnership. The 2016 award is sponsored by the Friends of WKU Libraries. For information about the award, contact Sara Volpi, Book Fest and Literary Outreach Coordinator, at sara.volpi@wku.edu or (270) 745-4502.

About the SOKY Book Fest: The Southern Kentucky Book Fest is a partnership of Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Warren County Public Library, and Western Kentucky University Libraries. For information, visit sokybookfest.org.

Contact: Sara Volpi, sara.volpi@wku.edu or (270) 745-4502

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