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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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Troy University to host 70th Association of College English Teachers of Alabama Conference

February 23, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Martin Puchner, general editor of “The Norton Anthology of World Literature” will deliver the keynote address tonight during the opening night dinner of the 70th Association of College English Teachers of Alabama (ACETA) Conference at Troy University.

Co-hosted by ACETA and Troy University’s English Department, the conference will kick off at 3 p.m. in the…

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