The Alabama Power Foundation awarded the Shelby County Arts Council an Elevate grant to help support Writing Our Stories in the Shelby County schools and to produce a short film about the program.
Two Altamont School students discuss J. Mark Hart’s new young adult novel, Fielder’s Choice.
Alabama State Poetry Society President Barry Marks & Governor Robert Bentley pay tribute to Alabama Poet Laureate Andrew Glaze. Gov. Bentley commissioned Glaze at a ceremony on November 5, 2012, at the Alabama State Capitol.
Dr. Valerie Gribben discusses the relationship between medicine and fairy tales in this video clip. The author of The Fairytale Trilogy (Junebug Books, 2010), Gribben received First Place in Fiction in the 2003 Alabama High School Literary Arts Awards & Scholarship Competition, sponsored by the Alabama Writers’ Forum. She recently graduated from the UAB School of Medicine. (video produced by UAB News)
Enjoy “An Evening with Rick Bragg,” held at Centennial Hall in Fairhope on June 21, 2011. (video by Modmobilian)
Harper Lee Award winner Sonia Sanchez, a Birmingham native, reads her poem "Put On the Sleeves of Love."