2022 Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony



Please join us to honor and induct the tenth class of the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame at the historic Kentucky Theatre.
Thursday, March 24, 7:00 pm; doors for the event open at 6:00 pm
Kentucky Theater, 214 E. Main St, Lexington, KY 40507
Free event; no tickets required
On Thursday, March 24, the tenth class of the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame will be inducted during a free and public ceremony at the historic Kentucky Theater in downtown Lexington.
Ted Poston and Robert Hazel will join living inductees George Ella Lyon, Loyal Jones, and James C. Klotter in the incomparable Hall of Fame.
Parking for the Kentucky Theater: Parking along downtown streets and in the LFUCG parking lot on Water Street (behind the Theater) is free of charge AFTER 5:00 PM. Parking is available in the Helix Garage (Main Street) is $3 AFTER 5:00 PM.
Covid-19: Facial covering mandates are rapidly changing. We will update you with the latest information very soon.
Seating will be first come, first served. Some sections are reserved for families of those honored as well as previous inductees. There should be plenty of room to spread out or social distance if you prefer.
Book signing: George Ella Lyon and James C. Klotter will be on-site to sell and sign books following the ceremony.
Please note: The Carnegie Center’s building will be closing early on Wednesday, February 5, at 5:00 pm for this special event. There will be no classes or tutoring after 5:00 pm.
The Hall of Fame was created by the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in 2012 to recognize outstanding writers with strong ties to Kentucky. Members are chosen by committees at the Carnegie Center and the Kentucky Arts Council that include some of the state’s most accomplished writers. Click HERE to learn more about the Hall of Fame and see past inductees.
Special thanks to the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame sponsors: Kentucky Arts Council, LexArts, Charles & Linda Gorton, Visit Lex, Team Cornett, WUKY, Kentucky Monthly, and L.V. Harkness.   



March 24th, 2022
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Kentucky Theatre
214 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY

We hope to see you soon at the Carnegie Center, home to the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame and writers and readers of all levels.

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