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

April 17, 2020
By Andy Ellis

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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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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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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