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From a year ago, Mississippi traditions: writers and sports

Posted on: August 27,2015

Our state’s literary excellence was on impressive display this past weekend during the remarkably successful Mississippi Book Festival. The Magnolia State’s tradition of renowned authors rivals our tradition of world-class athletic achievement. And, yes, those two traditions have intersected time and again, as we shall explore today. Indeed, many of our finest writers wrote first […]


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