Jim Tomlinson; Clay Hill
Mississippi author Howard Bahr and Starkville's own nationally-renowned Nash Street were guests of MSU Libraries on Tuesday, April 29th for an evening of fellowship, food, and fun. Nash Street opened the evening with a set of acoustic bluegrass music; Dr. Noel Polk of MSU's Department of English recognized the 2008 Cotton District Literary Festival Poetry Competition Winners; MSU's Chef David French provided desserts and coffee; and Howard Bahr spoke about his novels of the South. guests visited with Bahr and the band during and after the program, and the author and musicians sold and autographed copies of their books and music. Poetry Competition Winners and their works for 2008 were: Mattie Codling - "The Ivy Leaf"; Charlie Anderton - "Lovesong to John Prufrock"; Rylee Tomlinson - "Barcelona"
Dessert Theatre with Howard Bahr and Nash Street 2008
Mitchell Memorial Library - John Grisham Room
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Mississippi State University Libraries, "Codling Reads Poetry" (2008). Miscellaneous Events. 217.