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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)

Authors talk authors: The 2012 Alabama Book Festival

In this video, Kirk Curnutt interviews Jeanie Thompson & Ashley Gordon about authors scheduled for the 2012 Alabama Book Festival in Montgomery’s Old Alabama Town on April 21. (video by Montgomery City-County Public Library)

An Evening with Rick Bragg

Enjoy “An Evening with Rick Bragg,” held at Centennial Hall in Fairhope on June 21, 2011. Proceeds from Rick’s event will benefit the Forum’s many programs. (video by Modmobilian)

Youssef Biaz recites poetry at the White House

Youssef Biaz, 2011 National Poetry Out Loud champion, recites “Mrs. Krikorian” by Sharon Olds for President and Mrs. Obama and guests at Poetry Night at the White House on May 4, 2011. Biaz represented Auburn High School in the national competition.

"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."

Like Trees Walking by Ravi Howard

Author Ravi Howard reads from his novel, Like Trees Walking (HarperCollins Press, 2007), at the University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Ala., as part of the BACHE Writers Series.

"New Moon Dawn" by Jeanie Thompson

"New Moon, Dawn" is a featured poem from Jeanie Thompson's fourth collection, The Seasons Bear Us, published April 2009 by River City Publishing. Videography by Savannah Sipple.

Oh Don't You Cry for Me by Philip Shirley

Philip Shirley reading "Charisma" from his short story collection titled Oh Don't You Cry For Me, published by Jefferson Press (Lookout Mountain: 2008).

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