Sayre literary festival set Oct. 9 on SWOSU campus

“Noteworthy Oklahomans,” a literary festival will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 9, on the Sayre campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
by Ken Raymond Published: September 29, 2013
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Authors and vendors are invited to participate in “Noteworthy Oklahomans,” a literary festival on the Sayre campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

Highlights

• 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.


by Ken Raymond
Book Editor
Ken Raymond is the book editor. He joined The Oklahoman in 1999. He has won dozens of state, regional and national writing awards. Three times he has been named the state's "overall best" writer by the Society of Professional Journalists. In...
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