Weber Book Links' Innaugural Distinguished Literary Arts Advocate Award - Ogden


Weber Book Links' Innaugural Distinguished Literary Arts Advocate Award

Weber Book Links' Innaugural Distinguished Literary Arts Advocate Award

Sep 28, 2017, 7:00 pm

Author

Weber Book Links' Innaugural Distinguished Literary Arts Advocate Award

Book Title

Various

City

Ogden

Northeast Region

Venue

Eccles Community Art Center
2580 Jefferson Ave
Ogden , UT 84401-2411
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Description

Weber Book Links 2017 Distinguished Literary Arts Advocate Award is presented annually to an individual, or individuals, whose efforts have enhanced and contributed to the vibrant literary community in Weber County.

Weber Book Links' 2017 Distinguished Literary Arts Advocate Award recipient, Dr. L. Mikel Vause, will accept this award and discuss his passion for the humanities, love for literature, and how these translate into action and change for a better local and global community. He will also share some of his poetry.

Dr. L. Mikel Vause is a professor of English Literature at Weber State University and co-founder of The National Undergraduate Conference. Dr. Vause, born and raised in Ogden, Utah has taught and mentored countless students during his tenure at WSU. He has inspired students through his teaching, writing, and exemplary life, which has been dedicated to his family, students, and community. For more than 33 years Dr. Vause has been responsible for bringing some of the best writers to the Ogden community for both The National Undergraduate Literature Conference and the Ogden School Foundation Fall Author Event. His love for literature and the humanities is demonstrated by his level of commitment to make his avocation his vocation and to help spread the way in which words and books change.

This event is made possible with support from Weber Book Links, Utah Humanities, and Eccles Art Center.

Genre

Various

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