Announcing the Winner of the Kentucky Books Prize Package!

In June, we invited our readers to fill out a questionnaire about what kinds of books you read and why. Today, as we finished collecting responses, we drew a random entry from the 570 questionnaires that were completed.

The winner of the $500 Kentucky books prize package is (drum-roll please)…C. Owens! C. Owens will receive the following best-selling books from the UPK library:

The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook by Albert W.A. Schmid

Winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Award




Kentucky Horse Country: Images of the Bluegrass by James Archambeault

The renowned photographer captures the natural beauty of Kentucky’s Bluegrass region and the    thoroughbred industry for which it is famous.




The Complete Guide to Kentucky State Parks by Susan Riegler

The definitive travel guide to the state park system of Kentucky




And 16 additional Kentucky books, including:

Thanks to everyone who participated in the questionnaire!

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About University Press of Kentucky

The University Press of Kentucky has a dual mission—the publication of books of high scholarly merit in a variety of fields for a largely academic audience and the publication of books about the history and culture of Kentucky, the Ohio Valley region, the Upper South, and Appalachia. The Press is the statewide mandated nonprofit scholarly publisher for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, operated as an agency of the University of Kentucky and serving all state institutions of higher learning, plus five private colleges and Kentucky's two major historical societies.

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