Writer in Residence, D.A. Powell at Bernheim
Join Bernheim on Sunday, October 25 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in the Visitor Center for a free public reading by current Writer in Residence, D.A. Powell, with a reception to follow.
D.A. Powell is the author of five collections, including Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys, which received the National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry. His honors include the Kingsley Tufts Prize in Poetry and an Arts & Letters Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, as well as fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Bernheim’s Writer in Residence program is in its third year. Together with our community partners, Sarabande Books and the Baltic Writing Residency, we bring exemplary writers to our home state of Kentucky to spend two to six weeks in artist’s quarters on the grounds of Bernheim’s idyllic nature preserve.
About Bernheim. Bernheim’s mission is to connect people with nature. Whiskey maker, Isaac W. Bernheim established the 14,000+ acre arboretum and research forest in 1929 as a gift to the people of Kentucky. Bernheim’s gate is open every day 7 a.m. until approximately sunset, except December 25 and January 1. Admission to the park is always free for members and free for all every weekday. Weekends and holidays have a $5 environmental impact fee per vehicle for the public. Schools and tour groups are welcome; please call in advance for fees and scheduling. The Visitor Center and Gift Shop are open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. every day, including weekends. Isaac’s Café, located in the Visitor Center, is open 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. with refreshments. Bernheim is located in Clermont, KY, about 20 minutes from the Louisville airport. From I-65, take exit 112 and follow the signs. The entrance is approximately one mile from the interstate. Bernheim is a non-profit organization that relies on memberships, grants and donations for support.
For more information or to make reservations call 505-955-8512 or visit bernheim.org