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Former Clarksvillian Bud Willis Wins Major Literary Award

Bud Willis

Bud Willis

The name Bud Willis isn’t exactly a household word in spite of the fact that he is to accept the 2012 Distinguished Arts and Humanities Medal for Literary Arts in Memphis on November 9th. This honor was formerly bestowed on John Grisham, Eudora Welty, Shelby Foote and other luminaries in the world of literature.

Many Clarksville area residents know Bud as their stockbroker and manager at J. C. Bradford and Company from 1972 to 1982. His second book, Marble Mountain:A Vietnam Memoir, was featured in a well-attended book-signing at F & M Bank in June, 2011. Bud has been featured on Clarksville Online in “Bluestocking—A Family Story with a Tennessee Heart,” “Marble Mountain: A Vietnam Memoir Is Unforgettable,” Seredipity—An Afternoon with Lee and Bud Willis and Friends,” and “How I met Bud Willis.” «Read the rest of this article»

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