Authors at Karen’s during Arts on the Green


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Join us Saturday, June 6th and Sunday, June 7th to celebrate literary art during Arts on Green


Kim Michele Richardson

Saturday 12 PM until 2 PM

“Liar’s Bench” is a well-crafted, beautifully written debut novel set in 1972 in the South—Peckinpaw, Ky., to be exact. News-Gazette in Illinois

Writing duo

B.W. Wrighthard

Saturday 11 AM-3 PM

B. W. Wrighthard is the pseudonym for Robin Wright and Maryanne Burkhard, two friends who met in a creative writing class in college.


Ron GambrellRon Gambrell

Saturday 10 AM-2 PM

Ron started writing self-illustrated short stories for children,Jacob’s Pond series, and then began writing novels,GRAYSON SPRINGS and Six Little Scars. He has also co-written a screenplay.

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Tony Acree

Saturday and Sunday 10 AM -5 PM

Tony Acree was born in La Grange, Kentucky in January 1963. His short story fiction has appeared in Kentucky Monthly Magazine. He has written articles about his time as a stay at home dad for a women’s magazine as well as sports and information articles. His work has also appeared in The Cumberlandthe Kentucky state wide newspaper outlet of the Sierra Club. He is a member of  the  International Thriller Writers, Green River Writers as well as The Bluegrass Writers Edge, a creative writers group in Goshen, Kentucky.  His first novel, The Hand of God, is  Hydra Publications number 1 bestselling book of 2013, as well as an Amazon Bestseller.


Jim McGarrah


Jim McGarrah

Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM

Jim McGarrah’s poems, essays, and stories appear frequently in literary journals such as Bayou Magazine, Breakwater, Cincinnati Review, Chamber Four, Connecticut Review, and North American Review, among others. He is the author of three books of poetry, Running the Voodoo Down (Elixir Press, 2003), When the Stars Go Dark (Main Street Rag Select Poetry Series, 2009) and a new collection of poems, Breakfast at Denny’s (Ink Brush Press, 2013). His memoir of war entitled A Temporary Sort of Peace (Indiana Historical Society Press, 2007) won the national Eric Hoffer Legacy Non-Fiction Award, and the sequel, The End of an Era, was published in 2011. His newest nonfiction book – Off Track, or How I Left College to Become a Horse Trainer in the 1970’s While All My Friends Were Still Doing Drugs – is under contract and due to be published in October, 2015.