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Dr. Ann Fisher-Wirth is an award winning American writer, poet, scholar, and retired educator with the University of Mississippi in Oxford. She has won several teaching awards, including Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year (2006), Humanities Teacher of the Year (2007), and the Elsie M. Hood Award (2014). Now with her 2023 Governor’s Arts Award for Excellence in Literature and Poetry, she is here to discuss the award, her noteworthy career, future projects, and her passion for words.
Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized, Emmy award winning editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a "Now You're Talking" on MPB Think Radio and "Conversations" on MPB TV, and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.
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