The first Kentucky Humanities Carl West Literary Award will be presented at the Kentucky Book Festival Preview Party from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Community Room at the Paul Sawyier Public Library.
There will also be a preview of events and authors for the 2019 Kentucky Book Festival.
Liz Swanson will also be on hand to discuss her book "Wondrous Things." A book signing and reception will follow.
Online registration is being accepted.