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Round Table Readings and Literary Awards Ceremony

Celebrate literary achievements at the Round Table Readings and Literary Awards Ceremony! The annual event will be held in Hopkinsville Community College’s Round Table Literary Park at noon on Thursday, April 23, 2020. During the event, selected contributors to the journal will read from their work. Also, the 54th edition of The Round Table will be unveiled, along with the announcement of the 2020 Round Table Literary Awards and the Roger Selvidge Memorial Art Awards.

The Round Table is Hopkinsville Community College’s literary journal, founded upon the idea that all voices deserve representation. The literary journal was first published in 1966 by a retired HCC instructor and honor students.

Round Table Reading Series – Authors Joanna Grisham and Charles Booth

Hopkinsville Community College’s Round Table Reading Series will present its first reading of the spring semester at noon on Wednesday, January 29 at the campus Library located inside the Rotary Club of Hopkinsville Learning Resource Center. Joanna Grisham and Charles Booth will visit HCC from Austin Peay State University to read from their current writing projects.

Joanna Grisham, also known as Joey, grew up east of Nashville, where she spent a lot of time playing make-believe with her imaginary friends. She has degrees in communication from Vol-State Community College and APSU, as well as an M.A. in English from APSU, and an MFA in creative writing from Georgia College. Her work has appeared in Reunion: The Dallas Review, Mayday Magazine, and Trop. She lives in Clarksville with her wife, Jenny, a librarian. Joey teaches part-time, so she can stay home with her one-year-old daughter, Lennon. She still spends a lot of time playing make-believe.

Charles Booth’s fiction has appeared in or is forthcoming in The Greensboro Review, The Minnesota Review, The Southampton Review, The Pinch, Alligator Juniper, storySouth, and Pithead Chapel. He lives in Tennessee, with his wife, Danica, and his son, Reynolds.

The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served.

Tuesday at the Town Clock

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County and the Hopkinsville Fire Department present Tuesdays at the Town Clock. This monthly story hour at the Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum will be held the first Tuesday of each month. Local firefighters will read a story and introduce kids to some of the equipment in the museum.

Tuesday at the Town Clock

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County and the Hopkinsville Fire Department present Tuesdays at the Town Clock. This monthly story hour at the Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum will be held the first Tuesday of each month. Local firefighters will read a story and introduce kids to some of the equipment in the museum.

Restaurant Week

Join Main Street Tavern, The Big Read, The Corner Coffeehouse, and Bistro on 6th for Restaurant Week. Visit your local favorites or try something new as Hopkinsville restaurants offer Big Read Specials that will transport you through time and space!

For more information on the Big Read Hopkinsville 2019, visit https://www.facebook.com/thebigreadhopkinsville .

Haunted Hoptown Walking Tour – at Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum

Join the Big Read-Hopkinsville and the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County as they haunt the streets and share some of Hoptown’s strangest, most bizarre, and darkest stories. From murder and mystery to tragedy and scandal – this tour is sure to put a spooky twist on Our Town. The walking tour starts at Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum.

$10 per Person | $5 for Museum Members. Get your tickets here!

For more information on the Big Read Hopkinsville 2019, visit https://www.facebook.com/thebigreadhopkinsville .

Restaurant Week

Join Main Street Tavern, The Big Read, The Corner Coffeehouse, and Bistro on 6th for Restaurant Week. Visit your local favorites or try something new as Hopkinsville restaurants offer Big Read Specials that will transport you through time and space!

For more information on the Big Read Hopkinsville 2019, visit https://www.facebook.com/thebigreadhopkinsville .