The Guachoya Cultural Art Center in Lake Village is “Embracing the Literary Arts” with a reception on Saturday, September 30, from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. to introduce approximately 22 published authors.

Presenting this art form broadens the Guachoya Cultural Art Center’s presentation of art forms from traditional exhibits of paintings to the literary arts.

More than 20 authors represting six states will participate in the event.

The following states will be represented at the event: Mississippi, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Georgia and Arkansas.

The authors are David Armstrong, Juanita Washington Britton, Everlyn Clay Bryant, Marcia Martin Ensley, Dr. Andronica S.M. Handie, Marcus Haynes, Anne Hollowell, Raven Hunter, Zenobia Jackson, Gaynell R. Jamison, Helen K. Jordan, Janis Kearney, Anne Martin, Betty Norris, Clarence Walker, Zoey Oliver, Tasha Parker, Bettye Presley, Marilyn Presley, Razors & Band Aids Poetry Guild, Laverne Sing and Ike Trotter, representing his late mother, Sally Trotter.

Each author will have his or her own table on which to display their books and will be be on hand to visit with the guests. This event is open to the public and attendance is encouraged by Guachoya. It is a one night event and admission is free.

The exhibit for October by the Paint Class Ladies and a few local artists will be up and will come down the following day, on October 31. Admission is free.

Guachoya is located at 1652 Hwy. 65 & 82 in Lake Village. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Thursday, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on Friday, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. For more information call 870-265-6077.



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