Literary Festival Planned for SWOSU Sayre Receives $5,000 Grant


Judy Haught (second from left), instructor of language and literature at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Sayre, recently received a $5,000 grant from the Oklahoma Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities for her project titled “Much Ado About Words: A Festival of Literary Proportions”. This one-day festival will be at SWOSU-Sayre on October 10 and will focus on the literary history and culture of western Oklahoma.  During the festival, humanities scholars will give workshops and lectures on various subjects. With Haught are (from left) SWOSU-Sayre Dean Sherron Manning, SWOSU Provost Dr. Blake Sonobe and SWOSU Sponsored Programs Director Dr. Lori Gwyn. For more information concerning this program, contact Haught at 580.28.5533, or visit the festival website at: