Join Us for the 2009 Student Poetry Awards Ceremony
The UT Tyler Robert R. Muntz Library, in cooperation with the Poetry Society of Texas, would like to invite our students, faculty, staff, and friends to share in a special evening of recognition and entertainment. Please join us for the Annual University of Texas at Tyler Student Poetry Awards Ceremony. This is our capstone event for National Poetry Month. For 2009, our featured keynote speaker is Award-winning poet Mr. Budd Powell Mahan of Dallas, Texas. Mr. Mahan has served as president of the Poetry Society of Texas and the National Federation of State Poetry Societies. He is well-known for his generous dedication to the larger community of poets as well as for his heartfelt writing. Mr. Mahan will read from his works as well as offer some thoughts on poetry. The details are as follows: The Place: Braithwaite Hall, UT Tyler. The Time and Day: Tuesday April 28, 2009. The event starts at 7:00pm. Please note that there is a reception and book signing with Mr. Mahan from 6:00pm to 6:45pm in the Braithwaite Lobby. For the reception, please call 903-566-7165 for complimentary reservations. All the events are free and open to the public. This program is made possible by a generous grant from the UT Tyler Friends of the Arts.