Renowned author and songwriter Allison Moorer received Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize during a virtual ceremony on Friday.
Singer, songwriter and author Allison Moorer received Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize during a virtual ceremony on Friday.
Moorer, an Academy Award-nominee whose recent memoir, “Blood,” has been heralded as a frank and cathartic memoir of family and healing,…
Dan Penn, right, and Spooner Oldham, center, talk about the craft of songwriting with Dr. Kirk Curnutt, left, during an event at the John M. Long School of Music.
Renowned songwriters Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham, two linchpins of the Muscle Shoals music scene that helped define the soul, pop, and rock music of the 1960s and 1970s, will receive the Hall-Waters Prize from Troy University on April 12.
The duo will discuss the craft of songwriting, the history of Southern music and the…
Best-selling crime fiction writer Ace Atkins was only two years old when his family moved from Troy, but he still considers the city home.
The son of former TROY football coach the late Billy Atkins came “home” on Friday to receive Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize.
“As a writer, it is always nice to be…