On November 13, 2003, Professor Terry Wright of the University of Central Arkansas performed his poetry at Tech. Professor Wright is the author of Fun and No Fun, No More Nature, What the Black Box Said, Safe House, and Makeover.
Wright's work has appeared in many national publications, including Sequoia, Rolling Stone, Slipstream, Puerto del Sol, Without Halos, Pig Iron, Urbanus, and many others.His awards include Arkansas Arts Councl, Individul Arts
Fellowship, 2002; Winner of the Arkansas Literary Society's Poetry Prize (1996) and Fiction Prize (1994). Finalist for the Arkansas Artist of the Year Award (1996) from the Arkansas Arts Council.