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Troy University recognizes crime author Ace Atkins with Hall-Waters Prize

April 23, 2018
By Andy Ellis

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…

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Ace Atkins to receive Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize

April 10, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Troy native Ace Atkins, the New York Times best-selling author of more than two dozen novels including the “The Forsaken” and “Robert B. Parker’s Cheap Shot,” will receive the Hall-Waters Prize from Troy University on Friday, April 20.

Atkins will be honored during a reception on the Troy Campus beginning at 2 p.m. in the…

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Cassandra King receives Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize

April 21, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Cassandra King, author of five novels including the critically acclaimed “Moonrise,” has received Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize.

Presented during a luncheon on Friday at the International Arts Center on the Troy Campus, the Hall-Waters Prize recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to Southern heritage and culture in history, literature or the arts. The…

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