Door Ajar – The M.B. Mayfield Story The first time I talked to James Howard Meredith I was on the balcony of Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi. It was Saturday afternoon at the end of spring and the beginning of summer. My short-sleeved shirt was damp on my back, but not sticky and sweaty as … Continue reading MEREDITH & MAYFIELD
“…submissions resulted in a lineup that will include 27 world premieres (including John Reyer Afamasaga’s DOOR AJAR – THE M.B. MAYFIELD STORY…” READ FULL STORY
If you are of a certain age, you might remember driving by the home of the late M. B. Mayfield on old Highway 15 north of Ecru. One never knew what type of artwork would be “on exhibit” on the folk artist’s porch. A favorite of many was the bust of “The Brown Bomber” Joe Louis. It was such a favorite that it was stolen years ago, and now that a documentary is being filmed about the folk artist, there is new energy in the search for the stolen artwork.