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Troy University Library to celebrate faculty authors during Sept. 20 event

Tuesday's event will feature lectures by TROY faculty authors in a celebration of the written word at the Troy Campus Library.

Tuesday's event will feature lectures by TROY faculty authors in a celebration of the written word at the Troy Campus Library.

Troy University Libraries will celebrate faculty authors on Tuesday, Sept. 20 during a day-long lecture series at the Troy Campus library.

Wordfest, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., will feature lectures by each faculty author followed by audience questions and book give aways. Refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

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Richmond receives Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize

From left to right are Walter Givhan, honoree Michelle Richmond, Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Gregg Swem and Dr. Kirk Curnutt.

From left to right are Walter Givhan, honoree Michelle Richmond, Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Gregg Swem and Dr. Kirk Curnutt.

Renowned author and Mobile, Ala. native Michelle Richmond received Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize during a luncheon on Thursday at the Troy Campus.

Richmond spent the morning speaking with students about the evolution of her career from publishing collections of her short stories to writing best-selling novels. During the morning session, Richmond was interviewed by a…

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Novelist Michelle Richmond to receive Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize on April 14

Michelle Richmond will discuss the evolution of her career as a best-selling author at 9:30 a.m. on April 14 at the Troy Campus.

Michelle Richmond will discuss the evolution of her career as a best-selling author at 9:30 a.m. on April 14 at the Troy Campus.

Renowned author Michelle Richmond, a Mobile, Ala. native whose recent novel The Wonder Test has been hailed as a “gripping thriller” and witty satire of “high-stakes education,” will receive Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize on April 14.

Richmond will discuss the evolution of her career from her debut short-story collection, The Girl in the Fall-Away Dress…

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Author, songwriter Allison Moorer receives Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize

Dr. Kirk Curnutt, Chair of the English Department, interviews Hall-Waters Prize recipient Allison Moorer during a virtual presentation on Friday.

Dr. Kirk Curnutt, Chair of the English Department, interviews Hall-Waters Prize recipient Allison Moorer during a virtual presentation on Friday.

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,…

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