Millikin University - Decatur, IL
2012 Edible Book Festival

Check Out Pictures from Staley Library's 2012 Edible Book Festival!

Thanks to all our wonderful entrants (a record 21 this year!) and to those that voted on (and ate) the entries for making this event a success! We raised over $100 for The Good Samaritan Inn of Decatur!  Start thinking of your ideas for next year's festival...

The 2012 Entries

Individual Entries

The Pearl by John Steinbeck-  entry by Ruth Nihiser (Winner of Favorite Individual Entry)

Infinite Zest (Infinite Jest) by David Foster Wallace-  entry by Debbie Campbell

Down the Rabbit Hole (Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll)- entry by Casey N. Kennett

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck- entry by Marsha Leach (this one got eaten up quickly!)

A Long Time Ago, From A Chicken's Butt Far, Far Away- entry by Eric McKinney

The Dark (Bread) is Rising by Susan Cooper- entry by Amanda Pippitt

Cosmic Cowboys and New Hicks: The Countercultural Sounds of Austin's Progressive Country Music Scene by Travis Stimeling-  entry by Melanie Stimeling

Rock Cakes from the Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook- entry by Cindy Fuller

Group Entries

Candied Candide (by Voltaire)- entry by the Writing Center

As I Lay Frying (As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner)- entry by Rachel Bicicchi & Family (Winner of Punniest Entry)

Forever Remember ("It does not do dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that"- J.K. Rowling)- entry by Danee Moore & Kyline Humm

Shhh...It's a Secret (The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett)- entry by The Career Center (Pam Folger, Kristin Nisbet, Sandy Wilcox, & Kate Eagler). (Winner of Entry I Most Want to Eat and Tied Winner of Favorite Group Entry)

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss- entry by Leeann Grossman, Chris Oyer, & Barb Swartz

Hunger Games Sponsorships- entry by Hessler Hall Floor 3 (Melissa Nodurft, Christin Egli, Elizabeth Buzzard, Rachel Croy, & David Shafer)

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins- entry by Okaw Valley High School Contemporary Novel Class (teacher Lin Will). (Tied Winner for Favorite Group Entry, and Winner Most Creative Use of Ingredients)

Peep! by Kevin Luthardt- entry by Mary Spencer and Cindie Zelhart

A Night of Poetry- entry by Bronzeman Books

Ants in the Band Room by Laura Podeschi- entry by Bronzeman Books

Winter Hearts by Jackson Lewis- entry by Bronzeman Books

Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain- entry by Richland Community College Culinary Arts & Librarians Team

The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, A Doomed Tycoon, & The Scientific Discovery that Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler by Thomas Hager- entry by Chemistry 482: Chemistry Seminar Class 

Voting & Eating

See you all next year!

Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL