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Fall Literary Festival this Wednesday at SWOSU-Sayre

October 4, 2013

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 580-928-5527 ext. 128.

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