Sat, Aug 18|
Mississippi State Capitol, Room 113
MS Book Festival | Delta Dawn and Dusk
Official panel of the Mississippi Book Festival. Presented by Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area | Authors explore real-life stories and the realities of race, economics and sense of place in the Mississippi Delta.
Time & Location
Aug 18, 2018, 4:00 PM
Mississippi State Capitol, Room 113, 400 High St, Jackson, MS 39201, USA
About The Event
Join me and many others at the Mississippi Book Festival at the State Capitol in Jackson.
Delta Dawn and Dusk - http://msbookfestival.com/schedule
Presented by Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area
Authors explore real-life stories and the realities of race, economics and sense of place in the Mississippi Delta.
Rolando Herts, Director of Delta State University’s Delta Center for Culture and Learning, MODERATOR
Yvette Johnson, The Song and the Silence: A Story About Family, Race, and What Was Revealed in a Small Town in the Mississippi Delta While Searching for Booker Wright
Ellen Meacham, Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi
Julian Rankin, Catfish Dream: Ed Scott’s Fight for His Family Farm and Racial Justice in the Mississippi Delta
Catherine Egley Waggoner, Realizing Our Place: Real Southern Women in a Mythologized Land
(I'll also be moderating the panel, Art for Art's Sake, at nearby GALLOWAY FELLOWSHIP CENTER.)