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Published on October 10th, 2019 | by TLV News

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A Literary Bit of Faulkner: A Weekend of Literary Events Coming to Oxford, Mississippi October 10-14, 2019

Thursday, October 10th 2019

6 pm – Thacker Mountain Radio – Off Square Books – Free

7 pm – Bitters & Bites Cocktail Class featuring literary cocktails – Powerhouse – $60 

Featuring cocktails by Ivy McLellan and Joseph Stinchcomb 

Tickets on sale here!

Limited to 60 people

Friday, October 11th 2019 

9:30 am – Cofield Collection – Reading Room Preview with Clifton Clements Odom – Chancellor’s House – FREE

10 am – Flash Faulkner Writing Contest Pep Talk – Chancellor’s House – FREE

Featuring Tips from Neil White of Nautilus Publishing with Bloody Marys by Cathead Vodka

Flash Faulkner Writing Contest sponsored by Oxford Magazine

Write a story inspired by Faulkner’s Mississippi. Topic release day of event with deadline to submit Saturday, October 12th, at 6 pm.

Winning narrative nonfiction and essay submissions will be published in the Oxford Magazine

All submissions must be between 800 and 1,200 words in length

$5 on site submission / $10 remote writing contest

Sign up online here!

10 am-4 pm – Pop Up Faulkner Exhibit – University of Mississippi Museum – FREE 

Works by William Faulkner’s brother and mother 

10 am-4 pm – Bailey Woods Trail (entrance at the University Museum) 

Self-Guided Walking tour with signage about Faulkner and Rowan Oak

2 pm – Rare Square Tour with Richard Howorth – 111 Courthouse Square, 2nd Floor – FREE 

Limited to 20 people

Tour the new rare square bookstore and see 1st edition books from Faulkner and other Mississippi writers

4 pm – Rowan Oak tour with Curator Bill Griffith – Rowan Oak – $5 per person

Sunset – Faulkner Graveside Toast – Sunset

Sponsored By Cathead Vodka’s Old Soul

Saturday, October 12th 2019

10 am – Rowan Oak Tour with Curator Bill Griffith – Rowan Oak – $5 per person

10 am- 4 pm – Find Faulkner Scavenger Hunt – Oxford Square – FREE

Sponsored by The Local Voice

Little Paper Faulkner’s will be hidden around the Square so see if you can find them all!

Win signed first edition books!

Faulkner Photos – Oxford Square Statue

Dress Like and take a Photo with Faulkner 

1 pm Pipe Class – Spring Street Cigars 415 S. Lamar Blvd. – FREE

Pipe Class with discounts for on product for those who attend

2 pm Rare Square Tour with Richard Howorth – 111 Courthouse Square, 2nd Floor – FREE 

Limited to 20 people

Tour the new rare square bookstore and see 1st edition books from Faulkner and other Mississippi writers

4 pm High Cotton Bourbon Class – Spring Street Cigars 415 S. Lamar Blvd. – FREE

Sponsored by Four Roses and High Cotton Wine and Spirits

21 + Id Required

Limited to 30 people 

6 pm Story Submission Cocktail Hour & Literary Event – Wonderbird Spirits – 618 Co Rd 303, Taylor, MS 38673

Submit your story for a free cocktail with literary readings from Oxford Comma

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

11 am-3 pm – Sunday Brunch – Chancellor’s House 

1 pm Rowan Oak Tour with Curator Bill Griffith – Rowan Oak – $5 per person

5 pm – Intruder in the Dust 70th Anniversary Celebration – Chancellor’s House Red Carpet Ballroom – FREE

5th Annual Bratoberfest – The Oxford Growler – $15

Show you literary bit of Flash Faulkner registration to receive a buy one, get one free VIP ticket

Includes Brat, Potato Salad, and first beer. Featuring the Stein holding contest and Awards for best Lederhosen. 

Monday, October 14th, 2019 

5:30 pm Old Oxford Addition – Chancellor’s House – FREE

Opening reception and talk by John Cofield

Chancellor’s House – The Cofield Collection

8-10 pm The Oxford Comma Creative Writing Group – The Coop at the Graduate – FREE

A chance for new and experience writers to read their work (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, lyrics, etc.) and get feedback

More info on Facebook!

If comics and graphic novels are your preferred literary style, check out the Comicana Conference at the University of Mississipppi! 

Writers Nooks:

These local businesses invite you to reflect, ponder, and become inspired.

Join them to write your story 

Chancellor’s House

Graduate Hotel

The Oxford Growler

Uptown Coffee

Our Team Our Town Watch Party Benefit: Watch Ole Miss at Auburn Saturday, November 2 with the Young Professionals of Oxford, Mississippi
Pappi's Garage Hosts Second Cruise-in Friday, May 31

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The Local Voice is a bimonthly entertainment guide and newspaper based in Oxford, Mississippi, covering and distributed in North Central Mississippi, including Oxford, Ole Miss, Taylor, Abbeville, Water Valley, Lafayette County, Yalobusha County, and parts of Panola County, Marshall County, and Tupelo . The Local Voice is distributed free to over 255 locations in North Mississippi and also available as a full color PDF download worldwide on the internet.



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