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Win VIP tickets to the International Mystery Writers’ Festival

WFPL is proud to sponsor the International Mystery Writers’ Festival in Owensboro June 14-17. The festival will feature performances of 3 new mystery plays, daily book signings and author workshops including an evening with Max Allan Collins, author of Road to Perdition. If you would like to win VIP tickets to the writers’ festival, along… Continue reading Win VIP tickets to the International Mystery Writers’ Festival

Win tickets to see Ahmed Rashid and Clarissa Ward at Kentucky Author Forum

WFPL is proud to sponsor the University of Louisville’s Kentucky Author Forum presentation of Ahmed Rashid and Clarissa Ward on May 15th at the Kentucky Center. Rashid is a journalist and author of Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan and Afghanistan. He is considered the world’s leading authority on the Taliban, and… Continue reading Win tickets to see Ahmed Rashid and Clarissa Ward at Kentucky Author Forum

Win tickets to see Erik Larson and Robert Siegel at Kentucky Author Forum

WFPL is proud to sponsor the University of Louisville’s Kentucky Author Forum presentation of Erik Larson and Robert Siegel on April 16th at the Kentucky Center. Larson is an historical non-fiction author whose new book, In the Garden of Beasts is due out in May. He will be interviewed by senior host of NPR’s All… Continue reading Win tickets to see Erik Larson and Robert Siegel at Kentucky Author Forum

Win tickets to see Michio Kaku at Kentucky Author Forum

WFPL is proud to sponsor the University of Louisville’s Kentucky Author Forum presentation of Michio Kaku and James Canton on February 22nd at the Kentucky Center. Kaku is a leader in the field of theoretical physics, cofounder of string field theory, and author of Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and… Continue reading Win tickets to see Michio Kaku at Kentucky Author Forum

Win tickets to the Local Food Dinner with Community Farm Alliance

WFPL is proud to sponsor the Community Farm Alliance Harvest restaurant Local Food Dinner on December 5th. The dinner will feature locally grown foods served at Harvest Restaurant and includes a reading by Kentucky author Ed McClanahan from his book I Just Hitched in from the Coast. Update:  Congratulations to Joyce Lichtenstein.  She has won… Continue reading Win tickets to the Local Food Dinner with Community Farm Alliance

Win tickets to see Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee at Kentucky Author Forum

WFPL is proud to sponsor the University of Louisville’s Kentucky Author Forum presentation of Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee and Dr. David Scadden on October 13th at the Kentucky Center. Dr. Mukherjee is a Professor of Medicine at Columbia University, staff physician at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City and the author of The Emperor… Continue reading Win tickets to see Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee at Kentucky Author Forum

Bob Edwards coming to Louisville

Former NPR “Morning Edition” host Bob Edwards is returning to his hometown of Louisville in support of his new book, A Voice in the Box. Edwards will visit the Filson Historical Society on Thursday, September 22nd at 6pm.  He will then visit the Carnegie Center in New Albany on Saturday, September 24th at 6pm.  Bob… Continue reading Bob Edwards coming to Louisville

Win Tickets to See Rosanne Cash and Nick Spitzer at the Kentucky Author Forum

WFPL is proud to sponsor the University of Louisville’s Kentucky Author Forum presentation of Rosanne Cash and American Routes host Nick Spitzer on September 26th at the Kentucky Center. Update: James Thomason won the two tickets to the forum and dinner with Cash and Spitzer.  He also received a signed copy of Cash’s book Composed:… Continue reading Win Tickets to See Rosanne Cash and Nick Spitzer at the Kentucky Author Forum

Win Front-Row Tickets to See Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion: Summer Love at The Kentucky Center

Congratulations to Jennifer Schiller! Jennifer won the Garrison Keillor Grand Prize. She won two front-row tickets, dinner for two at Wiltshire on Market, and an autographed copy of Garrison’s latest book, Good Poems, American Places.   Tickets are still available for purchase at The Kentucky Center. 89.3 WFPL is proud to present Garrison Keillor’s A… Continue reading Win Front-Row Tickets to See Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion: Summer Love at The Kentucky Center