The 2014 MIAL Awards Banquet will be held in Jackson, Mississippi, on June 7, 2014, at the Mississippi Museum of Art. More details to follow.
The 2013 MIAL Awards Banquet was hosted by Mississippi University for Women in
Columbus, Mississippi, on June 8, 2013
Photos by Chris Jenkins, MUW Office of Public Affairs
Pictured, L to R: Dr. James Borsig, MUW President and Master of Ceremony for the banquet; Joseph Crespino, Nonfiction; Steve Rouse, Classical Music Composition; Caroline Herring, Popular Music Composition; Patti Carr Black, Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award; David Wharton, Photography; Richard Ford, Fiction; Catherine Pierce, Poetry; and Sandra Shellnut, MIAL President.
Not pictured: Lee Renninger, Visual Arts.
Dr. Bridget Pieschel, Awards Banquet Chair and member of the MIAL Board of Governors, welcomes guests to the afternoon reading and booksigning.
Dr. D. E. Magee, MIAL Patron, Jackson, and Mr. Larry Feeney, retired MUW Art Professor, Columbus, visit at the reception in the home of Dr. Borsig prior to the awards banquet.
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