Join us for our season finale, Thursday, Nov. 15 at 6 pm at The Lyric Oxford (1006 Van Buren Ave, Oxford, MS 38655). FREE admission. Cash bar. Plenty of seating! Bring a friend!
Guests: Thurber Prize for American Humor winner Harrison Scott Key (“Congratulations, Who Are You Again?”) and Delta chronicler, Hank Burdine (“Dust in the Road”) Musical guest TBA.
Hosts: Jim Dees and our house band, the Yalobushwhackers
Radio: WUMS 92.1 FM (Oxford)
Harrison Scott Key’s first book, the memoir, The World’s Largest Man, won the Thurber Prize for American Humor. His latest is Congratulations, Who Are You Again? (Harper Perennial). This new memoir is a fun-filled look at pursuing your dreams and what happens if those dreams come true. Key is known for laughs but this is also a no-holds-barred look at ambition, whether you want to write books or make music, start a business or start a revolution. This is a book for the dreamers.
Key teaches at SCAD in Savannah, Georgia, where he lives with his wife and three children.
Hank Burdine is the author of Dust in the Road, Reflections of a Delta Boy (Delta Magazine Books). The book is a collection of Burdine’s columns and articles for Delta Magazine where is a Contributing Editor. Burdine is a native Mississippi Deltan, noted sportsman and co-author of Panther Tract: Wild Boar Hunting in the Mississippi Delta. He is a contributor to The Delta: Landscapes, Legends, and Legacies of Mississippi’s Most Storied Region.