Students filling up Blandford Hall for a Common Reading event

Other Area Events

Other Owensboro-area Readings and Arts Events:

  • Reading Group at OCTC: For more information about the current semester's reading group, contact Professor Carl Runyon at
  • 3rd Tuesday Coffeehouse – the public and all writers are invited! The Coffehouse is held the 3rd Tuesday of every month of the academic year at 7 p.m. Each Coffeehouse features special guest readers and an open-mike (if time allows). See the Messenger-Inquirer announcements for details. 
  • For information about OCTC's Literary Arts journal, Skylark, which is open to submissions of poetry, short stories, essays or artwork by OCTC students and is published each spring contact
  • For more information about Open Mic opportunities on OCTC's campus contact or
  • For more information about OCTC theatre events, check back here throughout the semester or contact Dr. Julia Ledford. 
  • For information on events sponsored by the Owensboro Area World Affairs Council, see their website:
  • For information about Cultural Diversity activities contact Lewatis McNeal.
  • For more information about Global Studies programs, see OCTC's Facebook or their Facebook page.

Announcements concerning these and other related events will also appear on the OCTC Common Reading Facebook page.