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Attention, writers! Kentucky Monthly seeks submissions for our annual writers' showcase, which will appear in the February 2020 issue. Poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction and opening paragraph of a novel submissions are now being accepted. Read more

News & Contests

Author bell hooks is among the four inductees this year Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Doug Jackson

Authors Liz Curtis Higgs and Bill Higgs meld their differing personalities into a Christian version of yin and yang Read more


W may stand for Wasted in Sue Grafton's latest A-to-Z mystery series offering, but this narrative has heart. Read more


A review of the holiday literary anthology, Kentucky's Twelve Days of Christmas. Read more