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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Nancy Compton Williams "Maple's Mystery" (Feb. 10, 2015)

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Poet Nancy Compton Williams is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - her daily walk brings her lasting memories...

 

Joyce Billingsley "Scottish Forever" (Feb. 9, 2015)

Monday, February 9, 2015

Joyce Billingsley is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - her new family motto is Scottish Forever!

 

Beth Thames "Friends' Ceremony" (Feb. 6, 2015)

Friday, February 6, 2015

Beth Thames is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she knows from life experience that, in this new year, there will be many good things and of course, bad things too - here's Beth.

 

Ted Roberts "Being On Hold" (Feb. 5, 2015)

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Our resident curmageon, Ted Roberts is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today with an in-depth look on being put on "Hold."

Kem Roper "The Search" (Feb. 4, 2015)

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

 Kem Roper has discovered that most searches, be it for a new job or a new mate, are now conducted on-line...

Virginia Gilbert "Joan" (Feb. 3, 2015)

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Poet Virginia Gilbert is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - a history buff, she was very moved by thoughts of Joan of Arc's great spirit...

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Valentine Box" (Feb. 2, 2015)

Monday, February 2, 2015

Patricia Sammon "Black Birds" (Jan. 30, 2015)

Friday, January 30, 2015

Patricia Sammon is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she and her dog recently shared the sight of a multitude of black birds - what was her trusty companion thinking, do you suppose?

 

James Miller Robinson "Teacher" (Jan. 29, 2015)

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Poet James Miller Robinson is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - for most of us, there's always one teacher who stands out in our memory banks....for whatever reason!

 

David Youmans "Horizon" (Jan 28, 2015)

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

David Youmans is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - although he enjoyed his childhood on the Dakota prairie, he continued to look west...

Erin Reid "The Shape of Things" (Jan. 27, 2015)

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Poet Erin Reid is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - a friend encouraged her to see the shape of things that are...

 

Patti Patrick "What's Under Those Clothes?" (Jan. 26, 2015)

Monday, January 26, 2015

Patti Patrick is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - while taking a class at an arts center in New York state, her assignment was to write a short piece about a person focusing on his clothes - here's the result...

Walter Thames "Croquettes" (Jan. 23, 2015)

Friday, January 23, 2015

Rosalind Fellwock "Operating Instructions" (Jan. 22, 2015)

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Julia Youmans "Celebration" (Jan. 21, 2015)

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Poet Julia Youmans is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she watches the change of seasons from her home in Pulaski, TN...

Bill Case "Word Power" (Jan. 20, 2015)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Bill Case is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he's been thinking about the power of words, but also the power of their absence...

Susan Luther "Core Curriculum" (Jan. 19, 2015)

Monday, January 19, 2015

Susan Luther is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today, reading her poem "Core Curriculum" in honor of a college professor from long ago...

Leslie Nicole Thomas "Hummingbird End" (Jan. 16, 2015)

Friday, January 16, 2015

Poet Leslie Nicole Thomas is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she was strickened by the sight of hummingbirds who had met a bad end...

Stephan Onisick "Family Complications" (Jan. 15, 2015)

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Stephan Onisick is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he feels that, in a sense, what your forebears did was not about you - but, in another sense, it's all about you...

 

Martina Koken "Attitude" (Jan. 14, 2015)

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Martena Koken is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - over the holidays, Martena and husband Rip had a chance to chat with their 5 grandchildren - after their visit, she decided to write each of them a letter, one they could keep...

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