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1968

[Books] Publications:
  • The Advocate, by Borden Deal (Doubleday).
  • Where the Dreams Cross, by Ellen Douglas (Houghton).
  • Lion in the Garden: Interviews with William Faulkner 1926-1962, by William Faulkner, edited by James B. Meriwether and Michael Millgate (Random House).
  • New Orleans Sketches, by William Faulkner, edited by Carvel Collins (Random House).
  • Pascagoula: Singing River City, by Jay Higginbotham (Gill Press).
  • Mobile: City by the Bay, by Jay Higginbotham (Azalea City Printers).
  • Coming of Age in Mississippi, autobiography by Anne Moody (Dial Press).
  • Kingdom of the Earth, a play by Tennessee Williams (New Directions).
  • Letters to Joe C. Brown, by Richard Wright, edited by Thomas Knipp (Kent State University Libraries).

[News] December 21: Sterling Plumpp married Falvia Delgrazia Jackson.

[Stage Play] Tennessee Williams's play The Seven Descents of Myrtle produced on Broadway.

[Stage Play] "Daddy's Goodness," a play by Richard Wright, is first produced Off-Broadway at St. Mark's Playhouse.

[Film] Premiere of the film Boom, based on the stage play The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymoreby Tennessee Williams.

[Award] Willie Morris receives the Francis Parkman Prize from the Texas Institute of Letters for North Toward Home.

[Award] Eudora Welty receives an O. Henry Award.
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