LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon is coming to Louisville.

The reason for the visit is not related to film, but to her new venture as an author. She will be in town to promote her new book, "Whiskey in a Teacup."

According to the book's website, Witherspoon will be in the Derby City on Friday, Sept. 21 ,at the Kentucky Center at 8 p.m.

During her appearance at the Kentucky Center, she will discuss how growing up in Tennessee influenced her life and work. She will also share tips about home decor.

Witherspoon has enjoyed a successful career in Hollywood for more than 20 years. She won a Best Actress Oscar in 2006 for her role as country singer June Carter Cash in "Walk the Line." She was nominated for a second Best Actress Oscar in 2015 for her work in the movie "Wild."

More recently, she has appeared in the Emmy-winning TV show "Big Little Lies" and the Disney feature film "A Wrinkle in Time."

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