Time & Location
Jul 14, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
A Likely Story, 113 E Main St, Midway, KY 40347, USA
About the event
Join Rabbit House Press as they celebrate local author, Janet Holloway, as she reads from her novel Ain’t Nobody’s Business if I do…. This story sketches the saga of a twentieth-century Appalachian family. At the book’s heart lie three generations of women, richly rendered in Holloway’s spot-on dialogue and closely observed detail. The event will be hosted by A Likely Story. We will have appetizers and drinks, Janet will read from her novel before the audience has a chance to ask questions followed by a book signing.
Friday, July 14
A Likely Story
113 E. Main St., Midway
Award-winning Kentucky-based author and entrepreneur, Janet Holloway, is pleased to release her third book, Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do, following publication of two previous memoirs, A Willful Child (2012) and Leaving: Sometimes You Have to Leave (2017). Holloway is published in Business Lexington, Silver Threads, Cake & Whiskey, Appalachian Heritage, and Glimmer Train.
Holloway grew up in southwest West Virginia and Meadow View, Virginia. She has a B.A. from Marshall University, an MSW from the State University of New York, and is ABD from Columbia University. Holloway’s talents are apparent in the dizzying array of work she has done in her lifetime, ranging from high school Spanish and English teacher in Michigan, theatre production in NYC, public relations for renowned theatre producer Jean Dalrymple, and youth worker in East Harlem.
Holloway moved to Lexington, KY, to become state director of the KY Small Business Development Center network. In 1990, Holloway founded Women Leading KY, a non-profit that provides leadership opportunities and scholarships for women attending Kentucky colleges and universities. She lives in Lexington, KY, with her Cavalier spaniel, Sadie, and serves on the boards of the Carnegie Center and Arts Connect.