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[Books] Publications:
  • Dialect Tales and Suwanee River Tales, facsimile reprint editions, by Sherwood Bonner (Books for Libraries Press).
  • Geronimo Rex, a novel by Barry Hannah (Viking).
  • Brother Holyfield: A Novel, by Jay Higginbotham (Thomas-Hull).
  • Court Martial: A Black Man in America, by John F. Marszalek (Scribner).
  • The Smell of Matches, poems by John Stone (Louisiana State University Press).
  • The Optimist's Daughter, a novel by Eudora Welty (Random House).
  • Captain Blackman, a novel by John Alfred Williams (Doubleday).
  • What the Negro Wants, contributor Richard Wright, editors Hiroshi Nagase and Tsutomu Kanashiki (Kaitakusha).

[Stage Play] Tennessee Williams's play Small Craft Warnings produced off-Broadway.

[Film] Premiere of the film Tomorrow, based on the short story by William Faulkner.

[Award] Willie Morris receives the Steck-Vaughn Award from the Texas Institute of Letters for Good Old oy: A Delta Boyhood.

[Award] Eudora Welty receives a Gold Medal for fiction writing from the National Institute of Arts and Letters.
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