West Texas Book and Music Festival, September 23-27, 2008
"Save the dates for the eighth annual West Texas Book and Music Festival, September 23-27, 2008 at the Abilene Civic Center in Abilene, Texas. Dr. Don B. Graham, a distinguished writer and teacher specializing in Texas and Southwest literature, will be the 2008 recipient of the A. C. Greene Award to be presented at the West Texas Book & Music Festival on Sept. 27."
"Other featured authors at this year’s festival will be: Elmer Kelton, Joaquin Jackson, and Mike Cox, who have all written books about the Texas Rangers; Kathy Patrick, author and organizer of The Pulpwood Queens reading club, featured on Good Morning America; and Amarillo novelist Jodi Thomas, whose new book Twisted Creek is being touted for community-wide reading programs."