Southwestern Oklahoma State University
The Bark

Winners Announced at Westview Writers' Festival

04.15.2009

Westview Writers' Festival
Winners of a prose reading competition at the recent Westview Writers' Festival held on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus in Weatherford were (from left): Paula Bell, Karena Van Horn, Corey Mingura and Michele Charles. In the back in Westview editor Dr. James Silver. Fifteen students and members of area communities read their own works--one-page prose pieces on the theme of "The Southern Night"-in a contest judged by SWOSU Language and Literature faculty and one accomplished Weatherford writer. Also at the festival, Mississippi novelist Howard Bahr read passages of his novels.