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…
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…