Life Writing Jumpstart

Leatha Kendrick

Leatha Kendrick’s fourth collection, Almanac of the Invisible, was published by Larkspur Press in 2014. Recent poems appear in The Southern Poetry Review, The James Dickey Review, The Southern Women’s Review, The Baltimore Review, Appalachian Journal, Still: An Online Journal, and elsewhere. Her poems, essays and fiction appear in anthologies, including I to I: Life Writing by Kentucky Feminists, A Kentucky Christmas; The Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume III: Contemporary Appalachia and What Comes Down to Us – Twenty-Five Contemporary Kentucky Poets. In addition to writing and teaching, her passions include four grandchildren, one small black dog, walking, knitting, cooking, and growing herbs.


  • Venue:
    The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
  • Time:
    5:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Meets On:
        Tuesdays, September 5 - September 19
  • Address:
    251 West Second St.
    Lexington, KY, 40507
  • Cost:
    $54

With Leatha Kendrick

A three-week intensive designed to get you back into the heart of the essay or memoir you’ve meant to be working on. Reading excerpts from memoirs, essays, and fiction based in life events and writing from prompts, we will draft, deepen, and shape a single piece of work over three weeks. Limit: 15 participants [ALL LEVELS]

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