TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. — More than a dozen authors are scheduled to speak about and sign their books at the Writers in the Park at Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site in Tompkinsville June 15.
Writers in the Park, held 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., includes authors from throughout Kentucky and other parts of the country, representing a variety of genres.
Two Monroe County authors are scheduled to attend. Kimberly Bartley is the author of “Until Death Parts,” “Life Goes On,” “Go Forth and Multiply,” and the newly released “Pickin’ Up the Pieces.” She is a resident of Tompkinsville, where she teaches.
Connie Hughes Goodman is the author of several pieces of fiction, the biography “The Undertaker’s Son,” and numerous documentaries including “Monroe County Poor House” and “Tell Me a Tale.” She is taking orders for Monroe County Cemeteries Bicentennial Edition, a compilation she co-wrote with Crystal Todd Neal. Goodman is a resident of Fountain Run.
Participating authors will discuss, sell and sign books during the free event, which is in its second year. Writers in the Park is also an opportunity for readers to meet the authors, as well as for writers, editors and illustrators to network with others who share a passion for the craft.
Budding authors will also enjoy a “Lego Writing Workshop” conducted by Wm. B. Harlan Memorial Librarian Monica Edwards at 10:30 a.m. NaNoWriMo Regional Liaison John Bowers will be on hand to share information about National Novel Writing Month.