Sundial Writers Corner (TN Valley writers podcast)

The Sundial Writers Corner is one of WLRH's longest running programs and greatest traditions. For more than 20 years, Sundial has featured prose and poetry submitted by talented Tennessee Valley wordsmiths. Each weekday at 9:30am during Morning Blend and 6:44pm during All Things Considered, a different voice from your community is heard in “The Writers Corner.” Enjoy commentaries, short stories, poems and everything in between, told in the voice of the author. Many of our writers have received awards at the state and national level, while others are exhibiting their creative abilities for the first time.

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Walter Thames "Try My Recipe" (June 12, 2015)

Friday, June 12, 2015

Chef Walter Thames is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he's assembled quite a collection of tasty recipes, most of which remain in Walter's head...

Susan Luther "MO Road Trip" (June 11, 2015)

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Allen Berry "A Jazz Dictionary" (June 10, 2015)

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Allen Berry is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he offers up his own definitions of our most American music form - Jazz!

 

Patti Patrick "On National Parks" (June 9, 2015)

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Patti Patrick is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she is very aware of how nature speaks to us in mysterious and always memorable ways...

 

Nancy Rohr "Shady Pines Staff" (June 8, 2015)

Monday, June 8, 2015

Local historian Nancy Rohr is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she continues to document her own life story which has involved moving on up, to the fifth floor, that is...

 

Beth Thames "Walk In The Woods" (June 5, 2015)

Friday, June 5, 2015

HLA Young Writers - Megan Zecher "The Violinist" (June 4, 2015)

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Megan Zecher was awarded First Place in the Senior Poetry Division of the 2015 Huntsville Literary Association's Young Writers Contest.  She is the daughter of David and Karen Zecher.

 

HLA Young Writers - Johnathan Hampton 'Season's Counsel' (June 3, 2015)

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Fourteen-year-old Johnathan Hampton was awarded First Place in the Junior Short Story Division of the 2015 Huntsville Literary Association's Young Writer's Contest.  He's the son of John and Vananda Hampton, and has a big brother, Zach. 

HLA Young Writers - Katie Ingram "The Kite" & Aparna Bhooshanan "Celestial Grace" (June 2, 2015)

Friday, May 29, 2015

This morning, we'll hear the First Place winners in the Lower Elementary and Upper Elementary Poetry Divisions of the Huntsville Literary Association's Young Writers' Contest.  First up at the WLRH microphone is Katie Ingram who was awarded First Place in the Lower Elementary Poetry Division of the HLA's 2015 contest.  

Aparna Bhooshanan was the Upper Elementary Poetry winner in the 2015 HLA's Young Writer's Contest with her submission "Celestial Grace."  She is the daughter of Sri and Parvathy Bhooshanan and has an older sister, Meenu. 

 

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Obituaries" (June 1, 2015)

Monday, June 1, 2015

Rebecca Moore "Dog In Chicago" (May 29, 2015)

Friday, May 29, 2015

Rebecca Moore is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - when she and her husband decided to take their dog along on a trip to a big city up north, they were flooded with lasting impressions, as was the dog!

 

Rhonda Broyles "On Porch Sitting ..." (May 28, 2015)

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Rhonda Broyles is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she's looking forward to lots of porch-sitting on these mild Alabama evenings...

Ted Roberts "The Howler" (May 27, 2015)

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Ted Roberts is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner - he expends a good amount of energy pondering on the hard questions in life, like for instance...

Peggy Bilbro "I Still Follow The Seasons" (May 26, 2015)

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Peggy Bilbro is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she's a retired educator and an active poet who continues to find hope whereever she may be...

 

Bill Case "The Abbey" (May 25, 2015)

Monday, May 25, 2015

Bill Case is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he received an unexpected gift during a visit to a Trappist Monastery in Kentucky.

 

Joyce Billingsley "Oddjob's Hat" (May 22, 2015)

Friday, May 22, 2015

Danny Lindsey "Quilts" (May 21, 2015)

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Danny Lindsey is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - everyday is a celebration of Mother's Day for Danny - his story begins in late summer in the year 1900...

Rose Battle "Family Support" (May 19, 2015)

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Rose Battle takes center stage in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she savors her childhood memories growing up with 3 siblings where life centered on politics and sports...

Erin Reid "Sugar People" (May 18, 2015)

Monday, May 18, 2015

Erin Reid is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she is part of the Coweeta Poets group, and on occasion, has been given a specific subject to explore...

Houston Hodges "Therapy" (May 15, 2015)

Friday, May 15, 2015

Houston Hodges is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he and wife Pat recently took up residency in their new home, one which offers all kind of advantages...

 

 

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