Soderbergh gets Horton Foote Award

Director honored at Natchez event

Steven Soderbergh has been tapped to receive the Horton Foote Award for screenplay writing.

Soderbergh will be feted during the Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration in Natchez, Miss., on Feb 21.

Past honorees have included Billy Bob Thornton, Charles Burnett and Callie Khouri.

Author Carolyn Haines will also be feted with the Richard Wright Literary Excellence Award during the event.

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