Alabama native awarded esteemed Hall-Waters Prize

TROY, Ala. (TROJANVISION) — Troy University’s has named the recipient of the 2024 Hall-Waters Prize for Excellence in Southern Writing.

Patricia Foster is an author who is now part of Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize legacy. The Hall-Waters Prize is meant to be awarded to a person who has made “significant contributions to southern heritage and…

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Author Patricia Foster to receive Hall-Waters Prize

TROY, Ala. (TROJANVISION) — Troy University is preparing to welcome this year’s Hall-Waters Prize recipient: author Patricia Foster.

Foster is professor emerita at the University of Iowa’s MFA Program, where she has taught for more than 25 years.

Foster’s works include “Written in the Sky,” “Girl from Soldier Creek,” the essay collection “Just Beneath My…

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Author Michelle Richmond awarded Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize

Alabama native and best-selling author Michelle Richmond was awarded the Hall-Waters prize for contributions to southern literature from Troy University‘s English department.

“To me it’s such a welcome home,” says Richmond. “It’s such a wonderful homecoming and it feels so much to me to get to be a part of this in my home…

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