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JACK WEATHERLY — Book Festival cancellation won’t stop the flow

In case you missed the news, the sixth annual Mississippi Book Festival, scheduled for Aug. 15, will not be held due to the coronavirus. Such is the way in the Year of the Plague, no or not yet. But that doesn’t mean that writing in the Magnolia State and elsewhere has stopped. The Mississippi pipeline for the “literary lawn party” ...

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JACK WEATHERLY — Everywhere you turn, there’s a writer

Turns out that our trip from northeast Jackson to Yazoo City last Friday was a good warmup for the fifth annual Mississippi Book Festival the next day. Yazoo City, of course, is the town that Willie Morris put on the map. And while the estate sale that attracted us was rewarding in its own right, the Morris trail took over, ...

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