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A New Director Takes the Helm

Women Who Write's New Board

Dear Fellow Writers, The previous board deserves a grand thank you for sustaining a viable organization that supports women’s voices. Those wonderful women include Jessica Luetzow as director; Paula Dillman as associate director; Susan E. Lindsey as communication, public relations, and newsletter editor; Charlet Johnson as secretary; and Holly Hinson as treasurer. Thank you, ladies, for helping the new board ...

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Meet the New WWW Board

Selene Phillips, Director: Selene is a member of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe nation in Wisconsin. She is a professor at the University of Louisville in the Communication Department, where she teaches writing and Native American Studies. Her “i miss lac du flambeau” piece won the 2013 WWW International Poetry Contest. Besides writing, she enjoys her ...

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So Long, But Not Farewell

Here we are at the end of the year and the end of my two-year term! I can hardly believe how quickly the past two years have flown by. I would be remiss if I didn’t wholeheartedly thank the incredible women who served on the board with me. It seems like only yesterday I was stepping into the high-heeled lace-up ...

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Start your Next Project with a Memoir Class

Write your Life: A Memoir Workshop. Morning six-week sessions are 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and evening six-week sessions are 6 to 8:30 p.m. Classes will be held at Shape & Flow Writing Studio, 1860 Mellwood Ave. Studio 123, Louisville KY 40206. Reserve your spot today! Cost per six-week session: $160. To reserve your place in a workshop group, please ...

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Fun Was Had By All

This was the second year for our annual holiday luncheon at the Olive Garden where more than a dozen old and new members took some time to slow down and catch up with good food and even better conversation. We were delighted that Brandon, our server from last year, just happened to be assigned to our table. We were pleased ...

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Vote for New Board at the Dec. 3rd Meeting

November is the month when we give thanks and express our gratitude for all that has been good over the past year. Women Who Write has had an amazing year with much to be thankful for! We began the year with a first-ever fundraising event when we hosted the movie, Muffin Top: A Love Story and managed to get great ...

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Join Us for Holiday Lunch on Dec. 5

Last year’s buy-your-own holiday lunch at the Olive Garden was a great success. We’re doing it again this year on Saturday, Dec. 5. Meet us at noon at the Olive Garden at 1320 Hurstbourne Parkway, just north of the intersection with Interstate 64. Join us for a great afternoon of relaxing and socializing! If you plan on joining us, please ...

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Kentucky Book Fair Wrap-Up

It was another great year for the Kentucky Book Fair, the state’s premier literary event. This year’s book fair was on Saturday, Nov. 14, in Frankfort. Nearly 200 authors attended the fair, including David Bell, Wendell Berry, Sallie Bingham, George Ella Lyon, Bobby Ann Mason, Sharyn McCrumb, Kim Michele Richardson, Virginia Smith, James Alexander Thom, and many others.

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Meet the Candidates for the New Board

Selene Phillips, Director: Selene is a member of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe nation in Wisconsin. She is a professor at the University of Louisville in the Communication Department, where she teaches writing and Native American Studies. Her “i miss lac du flambeau” piece won the 2013 WWW International Poetry Contest. Besides writing, she enjoys her ...

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Welcome Back, Wild Fig

Many regional writers and readers were crushed when Crystal Wilkinson and Ronald Davis closed their Lexington bookstore, Wild Fig, last February. We’re thrilled to learn that the couple is reopening the store. Wild Fig Books & Coffee, now at 726 N. Limestone in Lexington, features about 4,000 new and used titles, and clothing, bags, and other items with literary themes. ...

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