‘Nothing better than being a writer,’ says Hall-Waters Prize recipient Patricia Foster

Foster received the award on April 12 during a luncheon in the International Arts Center on the Troy Campus.

Foster received the award on April 12 during a luncheon in the International Arts Center on the Troy Campus.

Author and Fairhope native Patricia Foster received the Hall-Waters Prize from Troy University during a ceremony on April 12 at the Troy Campus.

The celebration of Foster, who is professor emerita at the University of Iowa’s Master of Fine Arts Program where she taught for more than 25 years, began with the author reading selections…

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TROY to honor nonfiction author Patricia Foster with Hall-Waters Prize on April 12

Foster, an award-winning nonfiction author, is a native of Fairhope, Alabama.

Foster, an award-winning nonfiction author, is a native of Fairhope, Alabama.

Award-winning nonfiction author Patricia Foster, a native of Fairhope, will receive the Hall-Waters Prize from Troy University on April 12.

Foster, who is professor emerita at the University of Iowa’s celebrated MFA Program where she taught for more than 25 years, will read selections from her most recent memoir, “Written in the Sky: Lessons of…

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