Fall Literary Festival this Wednesday at SWOSU-Sayre
A literary festival will be held this Wednesday, October 9, on the Sayre campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University with a wide variety of activities planned for the day.
The public is invited and admission is free to the festival that has the theme “Noteworthy Oklahomans.”
Organizer Judy Haught said a free lunch will be provided by the Sayre Rotary Club to all from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. The line-up for the workshops is:
- 9 a.m.
- Student Panel Discussion – noteworthy inspirations – moderator Dr. Jerry Nye—Mackey Hall 135
- Vote on Best Literary Videos – hosted by Vive Video—Mackey Hall 110
- Local Poet and Storyteller—Patti Macumber—Mackey Hall 105
- 10 a.m.
- Noteworthy Oklahomans & Authors – presented by Dr. Jerry Nye—Mackey Hall 135
- “John Steinbeck Was Wrong About Oklahoma”— A Hearty People: Profiles of Western Oklahomans by Oklahoma author Bob Burke—Mackey Hall 110
- 11 a.m.
- Local Poet and Storyteller—Patti Macumber –Mackey Hall 105
- “John Steinbeck was Wrong about Oklahoma” – A Hearty People: Profiles of Western Oklahomans by Oklahoma author Bob Burke—Mackey Hall 110
- 12 Noon and 12:45 p.m.
- “The Wedding” – A one-act play performed by HWOH—Conner Building 313
- 1:30 p.m.
- Researching Oklahomans & Oklahoma Images – presented by Jan Davis of Oklahoma Department of Libraries—McMahan Library
- Hometown Heroes—Terry Ford—Mackey Hall 110
- 5 – 7 p.m.
- Open Mic Night at Gallery@112, 112 W. Main Street in Sayre
For more information, call 580.28-5527 ext. 128.