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Wayne Flynt

Wayne Flynt
1224 Penny Lane
Auburn, AL. 36830

Hometown: Anniston, AL


  • Nonfiction

Publications and Awards

Keeping the Faith: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives, University of Alabama Press, 2011
Alabama in the Twentieth Century, University of Alabama Press, 2004
Alabama Baptists: Southern Baptists in the Heart of Dixie, University of Alabama Press, 1998
Taking Christianity to China: Alabama Missionaries in the Middle Kingdom, 1850-1950, (with Gerald W. Berkley), University of Alabama Press, 1997
Alabama: The History of a Deep South State, (with Leah Rawls Atkins, William W. Rogers, and David Ward), University of Alabama Press, 1994
Poor But Proud: Alabama's Poor Whites, University of Alabama Press, 1989
Mine, Mill and Microchip: A Chronicle of Alabama Enterprise, Windsor Publishers, 1987
Southern Poor Whites: An Annotated Bibliography with Dorothy S. Flynt, Garland Publishers, 1981
Montgomery: An Illustrated History, Windsor Publishers, 1980
Dixie's Forgotten People: The South's Poor Whites, Indiana University Press, 1979, 2004
Cracker Messiah: Governor Sidney J Catts of Florida, Louisiana State University Press, Southern Biography Series, 1977
Duncan Upshaw Fletcher: Dixie's Reluctant Progressive, Florida State University Press, 1971

Religion in the Contemporary South, The University of Tennessee Press, 2005
Profiles in Social Ministry,University of Richmond, 2004
The Many Souths: Class in Southern Culture, Stauffenburg, Verlag, 2003
A Century of Controversy: Constitutional Reform in Alabama, University of Alabama Press, 2002
Autobiographical Reflections of Southern Religious History, University of Georgia Press, 2001
Alabama Governors: A Political History of the State, University of Alabama Press, 2001
And others

Journal of Southern History, LXXI, February 2005, LXIX, February 2003, LXIX, November 2003, 67, November 2001
American Baptist Quarterly, XXII, June 2003
Alabama Arts, XVIII, Fall/Winter 2002
Mosaic, Fall 2002
Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, 99, 2001
Baptist History and Heritage, 36, Summer/Fall 2001
The Alabama Review, 54, July 2001, 53, October 2000, 52, July 2000
Alabama Baptist Historian, 37, Spring 2001, 36, Spring 2000
Florida Historical Quarterly, Fall 2000
And others.

Literary Awards:
Eugene Current-Garcia Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Scholar of the Year, Association of College English Teachers of Alabama, 2014
Anne B. and James B. McMillan Prize for best manuscript submitted in history , University of Alabama Press, 2004, 1998, 1995
James F. Sulzby, Jr. Book Award for book published in 2003-04, 1994, 1991, 1989-1990
Outstanding Academic Book, American Library Association publication Choice, 1999, 1990-1991
Alabama Library Association Award for Non-Fiction, 2000, 1988-1990, 1991
Special commendation by Alabama Association of Historians, February 1995
Certificate of Commendation, American Association for State and Local History
Lillian Smith Award for Non-Fiction, the Southern Regional Council (oldest book award in the South), 1990
Book of the Year, Mississippi Council of Christian Social Action, 1981
Norman W. Cox Award from the Southern Baptist Historical Commission for the best article on Southern Baptists published during 1981
Winner, Alabama Baptist Sesquicentennial History Writing Contest, 1973
Rembert W. Patrick Award for best book in Florida history, by the Florida Historical Society, 1972
Award of Merit, American Association for State and Local History, 1972

More Information

Gives readings:Yes
Travels to readings:Yes
Conducts workshops:Yes
Available for interviews:Yes

  • ASCA
  • AHA
  • SCAC
  • DYS