Reading Together for a Better Starkville


Starkville Reads Member Alice Carol Caldwell Announces The

Inaugural Reading of the Price Caldwell Visiting Writers Lecture Series


Mississippi writer Brad Watson will be reading Tuesday, August 25 at 3:30 PM in Fowlkes, third floor of the Student Union at Mississippi State University. A reception will follow, and books will be for sale right outside the auditorium.

Brad Watson is a well-known Mississippi writer who was a student of Price Caldwell. More information about Watson is available at


information about writer Price Caldwell is available here. There is no charge for event, and it is open to all.

Photo above: Brad Watson. Photo by Wilton



Starkville Reads Advisory Board next meets August 19, (third Wednesday of the month) at Starkville Public Library, Genealogy Room, at 4:15. Those interested in joining the board are welcome to attend.


Some of Starkville Reads Advisory Board members as they leave the meeting on March 18, 2015

From left to right, Christy Crenshaw, Ted Atkinson, Ellie Goodman, Earlie Fleming, Alice Carol Caldwell, President Rob Brown, Christina Jurasik, Simone Cottrell, and Joel Okula


Starkville Reads
suggests these new books by present and past
Starkville Reads members!

Before He Finds Her by Michael Kardos
Winner of the MIAL award for fiction for 2012

(for mystery lovers)





Love, Laughter, and Losing My Keys
Emily Jones

(for those who like humorous memoirs)






Safari by former member Noel Polk (for poetry lovers)





If you are interested in joining our advisory board,
please contact our new president Rob Brown.
We are looking for people with some new ideas!
You are welcome to just show up or contact Rob here.

Starkville Reads Advisory Board meets
every third Wednesday at 4:15 p.m.


Starkville Reads sponsors Basket of Books
at the following places:

1. The Food Bank at St. Joseph Catholic Church
2. Emerson Family School
3. Oktibbeha County Health Department
4. The Wash Depot on Highway 25

The books are available for free to readers at the above locations. Donations for the Basket of Books Project are very much appreciated. Books and magazinesoth may be donated. For more information or to donate books, contact Marty Friend ( Books may also be brought to the programs or you may email or call one of the members.



Starkville Reads programs are free to the public, but tax deductible contributions are very much appreciated and may brought to our programs or mailed to

Starkville Reads
P. O. Box 80100
Starkville, MS 39759


All Starkville Reads programs are free and open to the public.


Updated August 15, 2015
Web Page by Nancy N. Jacobs


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Read by volunteers from around the world.

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