BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (3/29/13) – The Southern Kentucky Book Fest partnership announces the five finalists for the 2013 Kentucky Literary Award.
This year’s award will go to a work of non-fiction by a Kentucky author or with a significant Kentucky theme that was published in 2011 or 2012.
The five finalists are:
•A Few Honest Words: The Kentucky Roots of Popular Music by Jason Howard
•Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity by Nora Rose Moosnick
•Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life by Katya Cengal
•Confederate Outlaw: Champ Ferguson and the Civil War in Appalachia by Brian McKnight
•The Kentucky Derby: How the Run for the Roses Became America’s Premier Sporting Event by James Nicholson
The Southern Kentucky Book Fest is a partnership of Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Warren County Public Library and Western Kentucky University Libraries.
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