April 2, 2009 RSS feed / Southern Ramble

Rick Bragg, other writers will participate in Monroeville event

Calhoun County native Rick Bragg has been named the 2009 recipient of the Harper Lee Award for Alabama's Distinguished Writer of the Year, the Alabama Writers' Forum announced recently. More...

Passion in a name

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She's nervous. Her palms are sweaty. Her heart is pounding. The words she so much wants to hear are seconds away. She begins to wonder, "What if my test is positive? Am I ready for this? Can I actually handle it? More...

Playwright with local ties sets winning play in Jackson

Conquistadors, a play by Tangipahoa Parish (La.) Library Director Barry Bradford, has won the 2009 Southern Playwrights Competition. More...