Book Signing Party – Therese Anne Fowler
The Tulsa Press Club is teaming up with Booksmart Tulsa for a Flappers and Dappers party to bring the 1920′s alive. Join us to hear from Therese Anne Fowler, author of ‘Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald’. The party begins at The Tulsa Press Club, 7 p.m. on May 9th, with a costume contest, jazz band and themed drinks from the Roaring 20′s.
Therese Anne Fowler will talk about her new book that is getting a great deal of buzz. She will answer questions and sign copies. Books will be available for sale on May 9 at the event with some of the proceeds benefitting the Tulsa Press Club.
Details about the Great Plains Journalism Awards and Distinguished Journalism Lecture on May 17
This year’s awards ceremony and seminar will be Friday, May 17 at the Mayo Hotel in Tulsa, Okla.
Ticket prices and more details will soon be announced. The day will include a awards luncheon and presentations from the following award-winning journalists, who also served as judges for our journalism awards:
Alec Klein, former Washington Post reporter, bestselling author and professor who is director of the Medill Justice Project. The project is an investigative journalism enterprise that examines potentially wrongful convictions.
Tim Rasmussen, the assistant managing editor for photography and multimedia at The Denver Post.
Ben Montgomery, enterprise reporter for the Tampa Bay Times, founder of the narrative journalism website Gangrey.com and a recent Pulitzer Prize finalist.
Schedule for event:
Thursday, May 16, 5 p.m.
Great Plains Pre-Party: Pizza, drinks and the chance to talk to Alec Klein, Ben Montgomery and Tim Rasmussen at the Tulsa Press Club, 415 S. Boston Ave. BookSmart Tulsa founder Jeff Martin hosts a Q&A that starts at 6 p.m. RSVP now for only $5 by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-583-7737.
Friday, May 17. Mayo Hotel, 115 W. Fifth St.
9 to 10:45 a.m.
Ben Montgomery presentation
Tim Rasmussen portfolio review: Sign up for your one-on-one meeting at email@example.com
11 to 11:45 a.m.
Panel of journalists discuss latest issues and trends.
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Awards ceremony luncheon, keynote by Alec Klein, emceed by KTUL anchor Kristin Dickerson.
1:45 to 3 p.m.
Alec Klein Q&A
Ben Montgomery Q&A
3 to 4:45 p.m.
Tim Rasmussen presentation
5 to 7 p.m.
Reserve your ticket for the awards ceremony luncheon and seminar today by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Rotary Club of Will Rogers annual golf tournament
May 17, 2013 at LaFortune Park
Save the Date – Watch for upcoming details on how you can sign up for this Par 3 tournament which in part benefits the Tulsa Press Club Foundation Brian Barber Memorial Scholarship for college journalism students.