SAYRE — Authors and vendors are invited to participate in “Noteworthy Oklahomans,” a literary festival on the Sayre campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
• Workshops by authors, editors, photographers, educators and publishers from the western Oklahoma region.
• Two performances of “The Wedding,” a one-act play written by SWOSU's Landry Brewer and performed by the Heart of Western Oklahoma Homeschoolers.
• An open-microphone session where anyone can share original poetry, recite memorized poetry, read a book excerpt, play guitar or sing. The session will be held off campus at the Gallery@112, in Sayre's downtown on Main Street.
• Free lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m., courtesy of the Sayre Rotary Club.
Authors are encouraged to set up tables to sell and autograph their books. Vendors also are welcome.
The festival opens at 9 a.m. Oct. 9, and ends about 7 p.m.