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  • High school students are invited to enrol in the Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop, a three-week workshop that offers a rare opportunity for high school students to learn from published authors. Every day, students will work closely with nationally acclaimed novelists, essayists, and poets, all of whom have extensive teaching experience. The 2016 workshop will take place on June 6-24, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. READ MORE…

  • The Alabama Writers Conclave has announced that nominations are open for the office of Poet Laureate of the State of Alabama. The Alabama Poet Laureate is an uncompensated honorary position created by the Alabama Legislature in 1931. Nominees must be Alabama residents who have published at least one volume of poetry with a commercial, educational, or small press and are prepared to promote poetry throughout the state during a four year term. Nominations must be received by June 1, 2016. READ MORE…

  • The Pulitzer Prize Board announced the recipients of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize at Columbia University on April 18. The announcement marked the 100th anniversary of the award that commemorates outstanding work in journalism and the arts. The award was begun by named for newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer. READ MORE...