2016 Quill Award Winner announced!

 

               Ron Powers   Born in Hannibal, Missouri in 1941, Mr. Powers has always had a fascination for his hometown and another famous man who lived there: Mark Twain.  Several of Powers' books are about the famous Missourian and the town from which they both hailed. Ron Powers worked as a TV and radio critic for the Chicago Sun-Times and was the first tv critic to win the highly-respected Pulitzer Prize.   In 2000, the book he co-wrote with James Bradley, Flags of our Fathers, was #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List.  Mr. Powers has also won the Colby Award (for Flags of Our Fathers) and an Emmy for his work on CBS Sunday Morning.

               Ron Powers

 

Born in Hannibal, Missouri in 1941, Mr. Powers has always had a fascination for his hometown and another famous man who lived there: Mark Twain.  Several of Powers' books are about the famous Missourian and the town from which they both hailed.

Ron Powers worked as a TV and radio critic for the Chicago Sun-Times and was the first tv critic to win the highly-respected Pulitzer Prize.  

In 2000, the book he co-wrote with James Bradley, Flags of our Fathers, was #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List. 

Mr. Powers has also won the Colby Award (for Flags of Our Fathers) and an Emmy for his work on CBS Sunday Morning.

2016 Quill Gala

 

Saturday, April 2, 2016
6:00 p.m.
Highland Springs Country Club
5400 S. Highland Springs Boulevard
Springfield, Missouri

Evening Schedule
6:00 p.m. – Silent Auction and Cocktail Hour
7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. – Induction of Ron Powers into the Writers Hall of Fame

All proceeds benefit the Student Scholarship Fund
Tickets available by calling Kathy McQueen at 417-368-1231 or order online at

http://bpt.me/2503885

 

 

 

 

 

Watch for news about the annual Student Banquet, honoring winners from the LAD Fair and announcing Writers Hall of Fame scholarship recipients.