CELEBRATE WITH US! International Book Project and UNESCO’s International Literacy Day are 50! We’re celebrating with parties and public readings all around Lexington today!

8:00 to 9:00 a.m. – Susan Ishmael, Writer and IBP Board Member, International Book Project Warehouse, 1440 Delaware Avenue, Lexington KY

 9:30-10:30 a.m. – Young Adult novelist Sarah Combs reads from “The Light Fantastic,” Lafayette High School, 401 Reed Lane, Lexington KY  (for Lafayette students only)

 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. — Margaret Verble reads from and discusses, Maud’s Line, finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, The Morris Bookshop, 882 East High Street, Lexington, KY 

 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Acclaimed Kentucky novelist, essayist and creative writing professor Ed McClanahan reads “Me and Gurney Goes Out on the Town,” West 6th Greenroom, 109 West Main Street, Lexington KY

 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. – Retired Peace Corps Volunteers Angene Wilson, Harry Siler, Rachel Savane, Tara Lloyd and others read from “The Voices from the Peace Corps,” Sav’s Grill, 304 S. Limestone Street, Lexington KY