17th Annual Harriette Arnow Conference on Appalachian Literature and Culture – SCC, 808 Monticello St., Somerset, KY Fri-9:30am-7pm; Sat-9:30am-7pm. Each year, the conference brings together writers, scholars, academics, and others interested in literature and the arts for academic presentations and brief writing workshops to discuss and honor both the literature of Harriette Arnow and the writers and others whose own work she has inspired and informed. This year’s Arnow Conference for the Humanities will take place on the campus of Somerset Community College on Friday and Saturday, April 5th and 6th of 2019. The two-day event will feature workshops, performances, exhibits and an international film festival. Kentucky Poet Laureates, past and present, as well as local artists and scholars will present on the theme “Weaving the Tapestry: Past, Present and Future.” Registration begins in January. For further details, contact Theresa Kibby at 451-6766 or by email at [email protected]. “Like” us on Facebook at Arnow Conference for the Humanities for regular updates.