Anthony Hatcher was the keynote speaker at the Mount Olive College
Sophia Potts Awards dinner Nov. 20.
The Potts Award is given to outstanding English majors at Mount
Olive. Hatcher was a member of the faculty at Mount Olive for 13
years, and he was invited to return to speak by his former colleagues
His topic was
the importance of reading fiction as one way to fight against anti-intellectualism
in American society.