Talks, Signings, & More

If you are interested in scheduling an upcoming author event or book signing, please reach out via social media channels or by calling Peter’s office.

2023

  • January 26: Jessamine County Historical Society Quarterly Meeting, Speaker

2022

  • August 24: 2022 Library Series at the Jefferson County Public Law Library
  • June 8: LexArts Arty Party [Cancelled]
  • Feb 15: Kentucky Bar Association, Book Review (PDF) (Rhonda Jennings Blackburn: Bench & Bar Magazine).

2021

  • A quiet year for the author. Thanks Covid-19.

2020

  • Oct. 1: Off the Shelf Book Review (Steve Flairty: Kentucky Monthly Magazine)
  • Sept. 14: “I Love Kentucky” Podcast with Barry Gary.
  • May 26: “Kentucky by Heart: Authors West, Brackney offer sordid details of two Kentucky murder mysteries” column by Steve Flairty (KyForward.com)
  • May 19: “Tales from the Kentucky Room” Podcast (episode #44 – Best of 2020). Lexington Public Library
  • Due to COVID-19, a scheduled series of four talks in June and July 2020 at the Lexington Public Libraries Central, Tates Creek, Beaumont, and Northside branches was cancelled.
  • February 6: “Tales from the Kentucky Room” Podcast (episode #38 – Interview) . Lexington Public Library
  • February 4: Book Launch and Signing at South Elkhorn Christian Church on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Geneva’s death
  • January 20: Book Release of The Murder of Geneva Hardman and Lexington’s Mob Riot of 1920

2019

  • December 17: Book Discussion at Sayre Christian Village.
  • December: “If these walls could talk” column, Fayette County Bar Association The Lexington Lawyer (2009, iss. 3)
  • October 20: Book Discussion at The Lafayette.
  • October 18: Speaker, National Day of Writing Event by the UK Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies.
  • July 23, 6pm: Lexington Public Library (Northside Branch) discussing Lost Lexington as part of the library’s “Dig Deep and Read Y’all” Speaker Series
  • July 1, 6pm: Lexington Public Library (Tates Creek Branch) discussing Lost Lexington as part of the library’s “Dig Deep and Read Y’all” Speaker Series
  • June 3: Lexington Public Library (Central Branch) “Dig Deep and Read Y’all” Summer Speaker Series
    June 23, 2pm: Lexington Public Library (Beaumont Branch) discussing Lost Lexington as part of the library’s “Dig Deep and Read Y’all” Speaker Series
  • May 28: “Tales from the Kentucky Room” Podcast (episode #24). Lexington Public Library.

2018

2017

2016

2015

  • November 14: Kentucky Book Fair, Frankfort, KY.
  • September 29: Robert E. Hemenway Writing Center Speaker Series (inaugural), hosted by the UK Writing, Rhetoric & Digital Design Dept and the College of Arts & Sciences
  • September 16: Discussion, monthly luncheon for civic group Lexington Directions
  • September 10: Presented on History of Lexington Through Its PlacesLeadership Lexington
  • August 19: Food for Thought Luncheon, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.
  • August 8: Homegrown Authors Event, Lexington Farmers Market.
  • June 20: Joseph Beth discussion and signing, Lexington.
  • May 12: Lexington Public Library (Beaumont Branch) discussion and signing, Lexington.
  • April 18: Southern Kentucky Book Fest, Bowling Green, KY.
  • April 17: Radio Interview (UK Perspectives, 91.3 WUKY).
  • April 13: Recipient of Excellence in Writing Award. UK WRD Dept., Lexington.
  • April 2: Live Radio Interview (Trivial Thursdays with Mick Jeffries, 88.1 WRFL)
  • April: Book Review (Steve Flairty: Kentucky Monthly Magazine)
  • February 26: Lexington Public Library (Central Branch) discussion and signing, Lexington.
  • February 26: Live Television Interview (Good Day Kentucky, WTVQ 36

2014

2013