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March- Book Two- by Congressman John Lewis now available

The second volume of Congressman Lewis’ March trilogy has been published. Congressman Lewis was interviewed by Rachel Maddow at Kentucky Author Forum in October 2013, when March, Book One was published. Joining Congressman Lewis during his Forum visit were Andrew Aydin, his co-author, and Nate Powell, the artist for March.


Jessye Norman

The Met Guild will honor beloved opera star Jessye Norman in November with “Brava, Jessye” luncheon. Earlier that week Ms. Norman will be interviewed by Gloria Steinem at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.


Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell, who shared an energetic discussion of his book Outliers: the Story of Success, with Dan Pink at a 2009 Kentucky Author Forum is aiming to race the 5th Avenue Mile in under 5 minutes. Read the story in the Wall Street Journal here. Update: Malcolm Gladwell ran the 5th Avenue Mile 9 seconds […]


Lawrence Wright

Lawrence Wright looks into the 28 pages missing- and still considered “highly classified” –  from the report of the Joint Congressional Inquiry into the 9/11 attacks.  Read his article in The New Yorker. Lawrence Wright is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning  The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. He spoke with journalist and […]


Congressman John Lewis at Dragon Con in Atlanta

Tom Heintjes is the editor of Hogan’s Alley, a journal that explores the history and influence of comics and cartoonists, and writes articles such as “Crossing the Color Line (in Black and White): Franklin in Peanuts,” and “Flannery O’Connor: Cartoonist.” In other words, he is accustomed to thinking about comic books seriously. But even so, […]


Kentucky Author Forum now on WORLD channel

University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum’s “Great Conversations” will begin airing on WORLD Channel on June 1, 2014, at 7:00 PM (ET). “Great Conversations,” taped live at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum by Kentucky Educational Television (KET), will now join such public television favorites as NOVA, Frontline, and PBS Newshour, airing on WORLD’s […]


Jessye Norman in African American Voices on WUOL

Upcoming Forum guest, Ms. Jessye Norman, is  included in WUOL’s award-winning “African American Voices.” Classical 90.5 WUOL is proud to present African American Voices, a celebration of African American musicians. This 15 part series that will air the month of February, highlights the contributions of African American classical musicians, from powerhouse singers like Jessye Norman, […]

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