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Events for Writers and Readers

Various dates and times: Louisville Free Public Library Writing Workshops, held at the Western branch, 604 S. 10thSt., and at Sunergos Coffee, 306 W. Woodlawn, Louisville. www.lfpl.org/events/?year=2019&month=12 

Dec. 5, 6–8 p.m. “Querying Agents: Novels,” with Jennifer Mattox, Carnegie Center Kentucky Great Writers Series coordinator. Learn the process for seeking a literary agent from beginning to end. Joseph-Beth Books, 161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington. $30. https://carnegiecenterlex.org/writing/fiction-writing-classes

Dec. 13, 6–8:30 p.m. Polar Express Pajama Party, Louisville Free Public Library, Southwest, 9725 Dixie Hwy., Louisville. www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=102047&year=2019&month=12

Dec. 13, 7 p.m. InKY Reading Series, featuring novelist Katy Yocum (Three Ways to Disappear) and essayist Michael Washburn. Free and open to the public. The Bard’s Town, 1801 Bardstown Rd., Louisville. (Open mic sign-up starts at 6:30 p.m.) www.louisvilleliteraryarts.org/december-2019-inky 

Dec. 16, 6–9 p.m. Kentucky Author Forum presents Admiral James Stavridis (retired), former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO and author of Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character. Kentucky Center, 501 W. Main St., Louisville. Tickets start at $25. https://kentuckyauthorforum.com/event/admiral-james-stavridis/ 

Dec. 18, 7–9 p.m. Louisville Literary Arts Writers Meet-Up. Bring up to five pages of your work to share with the group. Heine Bros. Coffee, Gardiner Lane Shopping Center, 3060 Bardstown Rd., Louisville. https://www.louisvilleliteraryarts.org/writers-meet-up