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 3:44pm 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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Margaret Vann "Under the Vernal Moon" (January 20, 2017)

Friday, January 20, 2017

Poet Margaret Vann is featured in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - her musings while driving brought her to some rather firm conclusions...

Melinda Gorham "Learn About CFS" (January 19, 2017)

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Melinda Gorham is in the SUNDIAL WRiter's Corner today with some ill-gained insight into the disease know as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome...

Gail Hopson "Rudolph Rutledge" (January 18, 2017)

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

In the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner, Gail Hopson has created a possible scenario for returning an historic home to its original glory...

Danny Lindsey "Drunk Butterflies" (January, 17, 2017)

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

SUNDIAL writer Danny Lindsey remembers almost too well, his eager offer to help his sister with her Science Fair project - 

Monita Soni "Pink- India's Navy Blue " (January 16, 2017)

Monday, January 16, 2017

Leslie Nicole Thomas "Piano Row" (January 13, 2017)

Friday, January 13, 2017

Poet Leslie Nicole Thomas has composed a series based on her love for the piano - today we'll hear the second in this collection - "Piano Row."

Sallie Estes "Traveling with Mama" (January 12, 2017)

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Sallie Estes is well-known around the storytelling community for her Mama tales - she remembers the following adventure with Miss Sarah as a partial success...

Chris Ferguson "Original Thoughts" (January 11, 2017)

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

SUNDIAL writer Chris Ferguson has been trying to realize his dream of having a truly original thought, but is realizing how difficult that really is…

Virginia Gilbert "Two Haiku About Fog" (January 10, 2017)

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Poet Virginia Gilbert is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she collects memories from around the world, including two haiku about fog...

David Little "Snow Day" (January 9, 2017)

Monday, January 9, 2017

David Little shares a few thoughts about those exciting childhood days when school was called off because of snow, deep fluffy snow...

Cindy Small "Strange Shopkeeper" (January 6, 2017)

Friday, January 6, 2017

SUNDIAL Writer Cindy Small can still hear clearly her mother's admonitions to the hapless folks who were also in the cafeteria line waiting to be served...

Daniel Schenker "Hot or Cold" (January 5, 2017)

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Daniel Schenker occupys the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he and wife Amanda don't always agree on home temperature settings - sound familiar?

Bonnie Roberts "Midway" (January 4, 2017)

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Poet Bonnie Roberts is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she takes us along as she strolls down the midway of life.

Kay Campbell "Footnotes" (January 3, 2017)

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

In the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today, Kay Campbell laments the scarcity of footnotes, of all things!

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Age Ain't Nothin'" (January 2, 2017)

Monday, January 2, 2017

Allen Berry "Caffeine Nation" (December 30, 2016)

Friday, December 30, 2016

SUNDIAL Writer Allen Berry often finds himself alert in the very darkest hours of the night when his creative juices seem to flow the best - he calls his poem "Caffeine Nation."

Martena Koken "Choices" (December 29, 2016)

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Martena Koken and husband Rip spend lots of time traveling around our country - they won't forget, not for a long while, their latest adventure...

Joyce Billingsley "Coat Comfort" (December 28, 2016)

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

      Joyce Billingsley enjoys winter weather, and likes to focus on the comfort of coats - let's go shopping with our English rose...

Walter Thames "Cooking Chaos" (December 27, 2016)

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Chef Walter Thames is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - listen carefully because he's about to share the real story behind all those beautiful dishes he turns out each week...

Kathryn Tucker Windham "The Red Scooter" (December 23, 2016)

Friday, December 23, 2016

Kathryn Tucker Windham's story has become a SUNDIAL tradition, heard every Christmas season here on WLRH, Huntsville.




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