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Turning The Page Lexington Public Library

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Join us for updates on library happenings, book recommendations, interviews and more!

    Beach Reads! (2023)

    Beach Reads! (2023)

    Jennifer and Erin discuss upcoming and current book releases perfect for reading over the summer. They also talk about big program highlights for June and July 2023.

    • 31 min
    Poetry Chat! (2023)

    Poetry Chat! (2023)

    Jennifer and Erin talk about poetry well after National Poetry Month. They discuss their different exposures to poetry growing up, memorizing and reciting Annabel Lee in grade school, and give some recommendations for their favorite poems.
     
    Savannah Sipple-McGraw joins us again to read from her work WWJD and Other Poems, which explores what it is to be a queer woman in Appalachia and is rooted in its culture and in her body.
     
    Danni Quintos read selections from her work Two Brown Dots when she joined us last December. Two Brown Dots explores what it means to be a racially ambiguous, multiethnic, Asian American woman growing up in Kentucky.
     
    Both sets of poems deal with sometimes heavy emotions around identity and self, so please take care of yourself. The poems are individually chaptered if you need to skip one.

    • 30 min
    Hannah Allen, Quilter & Girls Who Podcast (2023)

    Hannah Allen, Quilter & Girls Who Podcast (2023)

    Jennifer interviews Hannah Allen, local Lexington artist specializing in quilts, and Erin and Jennifer host a special segment for Women's History Month. Hannah recently completed an artist in residency for the Department of Finance of Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. She and Jennifer discuss her artistic background and her work with Lexington Public Library in the Makerspace at Eastside Branch. 
     
    Erin and Jennifer talk with librarians Juniper, Cecilee and Brooke about the “Girls Who” teen program celebrating non-traditional careers for women and gender minorities during Women’s History Month. As part of the Girls Who program, Juniper, Brooke and Cecilee flip the script and interview Jennifer and Erin about podcasting.
    The "Girls Who Podcast" segment references the following study: Werner JL, Lewiss RE, Pensa G, McGregor AJ. Women in Podcasting: We Should Tune In. Perm J. 2020 Sep;24:1-3. doi: 10.7812/TPP/19.241. PMID: 33482933; PMCID: PMC7849288 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7849288/

    • 40 min
    A Conversation with Tyeshia Sturgis

    A Conversation with Tyeshia Sturgis

    Jennifer interviews local indie author Tyeshia Sturgis, also known as T.L Sturgis, about her decade-long career in writing, her approaches to writing in different genres, and her passion for mentoring new writers. Tyeshia also discusses how to become an indie author, and what a typical writing day looks like for her. Tyeshia’s works can be found on her website, www.tyeshiasturgis.com.

    • 17 min
    A Conversation with Danni Quintos (2023)

    A Conversation with Danni Quintos (2023)

    Jennifer talks with local poet Danni Quintos about her work and latest book release Two Brown Dots. In Behind the Scenes, Erin hears from librarians Jennie and Mary about LPL After School. Danni closes the podcast with a reading from Two Brown Dots.

    • 21 min
    Scary Tales with Lynn Hightower (2022)

    Scary Tales with Lynn Hightower (2022)

    Jennifer welcomes back Lynn Hightower to discuss more about her book The Enlightenment Project and her own experiences with the supernatural. Lynn closes the podcast with a reading from The Enlightenment Project.

    • 21 min

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