[caption id="attachment_28446" align="alignright" width="190"]<img class=" wp-image-28446" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2017\/07\/Morgan-Spurlock.jpg" alt="" width="190" height="238" \/> Photo Courtesy of Lewisburg Literary Festival)<br \/>Morgan Spurlock[\/caption]\r\n<h1>The Lewisburg Literary Festival welcomes award-winning and Academy Award-nominated writer, director and producer Morgan Spurlock to the main stage on Saturday, Aug. 5, at 1 p.m. at Carnegie Hall.<\/h1>\r\nThe event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Tickets are available through the Greenbrier County CVB by phone at 888-716-5082 or in person at 905 Washington Street West in Lewisburg. For additional information, visit lewisburgliteraryfestival.com.\r\n\r\nSpurlock is CEO and founder of full-service New York-based production studio Warrior Poets. His first film, \u201cSuper Size Me,\u201d premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004, winning Best Directing honors. The film went on to win the inaugural Writers Guild of America Best Documentary Screenplay award as well as garner an Academy Award nomination for Best Feature Documentary. Since then he has directed, produced and distributed multiple film, television and digital projects.\r\n\r\nSpurlock recently directed and produced the documentary RATS, inspired by Robert Sullivan\u2019s New York Times bestselling book, and served as Executive Producer of \u201cThe Pistol Shrimps,\u201d \u201cVlogumentary\u201d and the Oscar shortlisted feature documentary \u201cThe Eagle Huntress.\u201d He is currently co-writing, directing and producing the untitled film about Hollywood Superagent Sue Mengers based on Brian Kellow\u2019s bestselling biography \u201cCan I Go Now: The Life of Sue Mengers,\u201d \u201cHollywood\u2019s Superagent.\u201d In December, Spurlock\u2019s company Warrior Poets announced a partnership with Indiegogo to help produce crowd-funded films, starting with the feature length documentary \u201cWe Believe in Dinosaurs.\u201d\r\n\r\nIn addition to his film and television work, Spurlock has been on the forefront of digital content creation as Warrior Poets led Hulu\u2019s push into original programming with their first series, \u201cA Day in the Life,\u201d and helped ignite Yahoo\u2019s original content strategy producing three separate series over the last few years, including \u201cFailure Club,\u201d \u201cMansome\u201d and \u201cLosing it with John Stamos.\u201d More recent digital projects include \u201cConnected,\u201d the first long-form series for AOL, and \u201cSmartish,\u201d an upcoming premium branded content channel for Maker.tv (Maker Studios).\r\n\r\nSpurlock is also a co-founder of the short-film content marketing studio Cinelan where he recently produced the groundbreaking series \u201cWE THE ECONOMY: 20 Short Films You Can\u2019t Afford to Miss.\u201d\r\n\r\nNow in its sixth year, the Lewisburg Literary Festival is a two-day celebration of books, writers and the arts, focusing on promoting reading and literacy. All events are underwritten by local sponsors. This year\u2019s festival will take place on Aug. 4 and 5.