Sundial Writers Corner

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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Sara McDaris "From Ireland" (Nov. 4, 2015)

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Sara McDaris is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she leads us on a tour of the many gifts brought to the Emerald Isle by travelers from around the world...

Margaret Vann "Remembrance" (Nov. 3, 2015)

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Margaret Vann is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - the changing of seasons always brings out the poetry in her soul, even though the words might remain silent...

Beth Thames "She" (Nov. 2, 2015)

Monday, November 2, 2015

Beth Thames is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she gives us a tour of Kathryn Tucker Windham's last book with the simple title of "She" - Kathryn claimed this presence as her scapegoat in old age...

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Trick or Treat Rules" (Oct. 30, 2015)

Friday, October 30, 2015

Rebecca Moore "Taxi Driver" (Oct. 29, 2015)

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Rebecca Moore is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - most parents can relate to her current job description - that of family chauffeur...

Rose Battle "Gypsy Parking Meters" (Oct. 28, 2015)

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Eugene Ham "Hog and Hominy" (Oct. 27, 2015)

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Eugene Ham is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - retired as a Latin teacher at Fayetteville High School, he savors colorful tales of Lincoln County history...

Rosalind Fellwock "On Gratitude" (Oct. 26, 2015)

Monday, October 26, 2015

Rosalind Fellwock is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner - for several decades now, she's been observing simple acts of courtesy, making our world a kinder place...

Cindy Small "House of Tiki" (Oct. 23, 2015)

Friday, October 23, 2015

Cindy Small is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - a native of New Orleans, she now lives in Alabama, but remembers in great detail, visits with her family to The House of Tiki...

Jennifer Jonas "I Love You" (Oct. 22, 2015)

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Music therapist Jennifer Jonas is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she helped guide two young children in expressing love for their father - music does equal magic!


Allen Berry "Here's What's Going To Happen ..." (Oct. 21, 2015)

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Becky Dethero "Red Plaid Shirt" (Oct. 20, 2015)

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Becky Dethero is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - every year, as Fall weather approaches, she finds herself buying a red plaid shirt, one which always triggers special memories of her father...

Kay Campbell "Flipper" (Oct. 19, 2015)

Monday, October 19, 2015

Kay Campbell is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - if you've been considering heading to the ocean for your next vacation, Kay dives in just ahead of you...

Houston Hodges "Sundial Writers Fun!" (Oct. 16, 2015)

Friday, October 16, 2015

Patricia Sammon "Spellcheck, Canadian Style" (Oct. 15, 2015)

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Patricia Sammon is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - born and raised in Canada, she still carries with her the north country's rules of spelling...

Beth Altenkirch "An Unusual Fundraising Offer" (Oct 14, 2015)

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Beth Altenkirch is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today with her remembrance of an unusual offer from her favorite radio station - that's WLRH, of course!

Jimmy Robinson "Pilgrimage to Lynchburg" (Oct. 13, 2015)

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Poet James Miller Robinson is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - recently he and some friends made a pilgrimage to Lynchburg, TN, experiencing the sights, sounds, and smells of a place that has become part of our southern history...

Gail Hopson 'Monuments Men' (Oct. 12, 2015)

Monday, October 12, 2015

Gail Hopson is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - during a recent trip to New York City, she and husband Philip climbed up the steps to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, ready to visit old gems and new jewels...

Daniel Schenker "Old Homeplace" (Oct. 9, 2015)

Friday, October 9, 2015

Daniel Schenker is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - a recent loss leads him to reflect on our attachment to the place we called home.

Terri French "Fit To Be Tied" (Oct. 8, 2015)

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Terri French is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she enjoys combining haiku and prose in a form called haibun (boon) - this narrative, Fit to be Tied, is told in the voice of a young Southern boy named JT Blankenship while the haiku are in the voice of the author.




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