Harris-bookBOWLING GREEN, Ky. (4/16/14) — New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris will headline the Southern Kentucky Book Fest April 26 at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center.

With more than 30 years of writing experience, Harris is best known for her "Sookie Stackhouse" series. The series was so well-received, it was the inspiration for the HBO series "True Blood." Harris will be one of the featured speakers in the morning and available for book signings after her program.

Chris Raschka, a two-time Caldecott Medal winner and author and illustrator of “A Ball for Daisy,” will be headlining Children’s Day April 25.

Raschka will be presenting April 25 and signing books April 25 and 26.

“We are very excited about the upcoming SOKY Book Fest,” said Kristie Lowry, Coordinator for SOKY Book Fest and Literary Outreach Coordinator for WKU Libraries. “We have over 140 authors and illustrators participating this year from a full slate of genres. Lots of Harris fans along with many other book lovers have been inquiring about the day.”

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For individuals eager to talk to their favorite authors, there is a ticketed "Meet the Authors" event scheduled April 25. For ticket information, contact Kristie Lowry at (270) 745-4502 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

In addition to Children’s Day, the Kentucky Writers Conference will be held at the Knicely Conference Center April 25 Children’s Day is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the Kentucky Writers Conference is from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There is no charge for either event; however, registration is recommended for the Kentucky Writers Conference.

For more information and to register, visit www.sokybookfest.org.

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