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Alabama Power Foundation produces film on WOS in Shelby County Schools

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.

Video Book Report: Fielder’s Choice by J. Mark Hart

Two Altamont School students discuss J. Mark Hart’s new young adult novel, Fielder’s Choice.

Gov. Robert Bentley commissions Andrew Glaze as 11th Poet Laureate of Alabama

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.

Happily Ever After: The Lessons of Medicine & Fairy Tales with Dr. Valerie Gribben

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)

An Evening with Rick Bragg

Enjoy “An Evening with Rick Bragg,” held at Centennial Hall in Fairhope on June 21, 2011. (video by Modmobilian)

"Put On The Sleeves of Love" by Sonia Sanchez

Harper Lee Award winner Sonia Sanchez, a Birmingham native, reads her poem "Put On the Sleeves of Love."

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