Visit the Louisville Book Festival next weekend

It’s coming to the Kentucky International Convention Center on Fri., Oct. 28 + Sat., Oct. 29.

A book sits upright with a happy-looking jockey on the back of a racehorse. The title is "Local Baby Louisville."

“Local Baby Louisville” explores Derby City-based attractions like the Louisville Slugger Factory & Museum.

Photo by Scott Soeder

The Louisville Book Festival returns for its first in-person celebration on Fri., Oct. 28 + Sat., Oct. 29 at the Kentucky International Convention Center.

The festival celebrates the love of reading and writing + will feature well-known authors and presenters in two days’ worth of literary programming from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. While the festival is free, registration is recommended.

Jot these presentations down:

📚 Scott Soeder, “Local Baby Louisville” | Fri., Oct. 28 | 10-10:50 a.m. | Scott’s new book “Local Baby Louisville” just hit the shelves yesterday, Oct. 17, and he’ll be leading a workshop at the festival.

📚 Christine Galib, “Etched in Stone” | Sat., Oct. 29 | 5-5:50 p.m. | Learn the art and science of storytelling through this author who looks to empower your inner quest-taking knight.

📚Artress Bethany White, “Survivor’s Guilt: Essays on Race and American Identity” | Sat., Oct. 29 | 11-11:50 a.m. | This award-winning essayist and poet will discuss how diverse literature saves lives.

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