Mississippi Valley State University

April 25, 2014

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Professor Wilkinson receives recognition and gets inclusion in book

October 19, 2010
Professor Claude Wilkinson received special recognition in poetry for Grandmother Earth XVII National Writing Awards. His creative work has also been included in Mississippians, a book  featuring the most famous and notable individuals from the state of Mississippi. . . ." Also featured are William Faulkner, Oprah Winfrey, Elvis Presley, James Earl Jones, B. B. King, Leontyne Price, and Tennessee Williams, among others. His artwork is chosen for Juried Exhibition, Impressions of New England, at Bennington Center for the Arts in Vermont from September 11 - December 19, 2010. Professor Wilkinson has also served as the final judge for the 2010 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award.