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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Kathryn Tucker Windham "On Goats" (Nov. 17, 2014)

Monday, November 17, 2014

Daniel Schenker "Farmer's Almanac" (Nov. 14, 2014)

Friday, November 14, 2014

Leslie Nicole Thomas "Avocado Encounter" (Nov. 13, 2014)

Thursday, November 13, 2014

 Poet Leslie Nicole Thomas is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she describes a recent encounter at the grocery store - sounds harmless enough, doesn't it?


Kem Roper "The Rhythm of Life" (Nov. 11, 2014)

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Kem Roper is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she'll never forget her very first awareness of life's rhythms...

Wayne Holliday 'Grim Reaper' (Nov. 11, 2014)

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Wayne Holliday is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner - he believes that life can be tragic, or humorous, or delightful, and confesses that he does, on occasion, read the obituaries.

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Grits Is Good" (Nov. 10, 2014)

Monday, November 10, 2014

Beth Thames "House Memories" (November 7, 2014)

Friday, November 7, 2014

Beth Thames is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - selling a house that was a home triggers a multitude of memories...

Terri French "Carved in Stone" (November 6, 2014)

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Terri French is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she wrote her poetic offering "Carved in Stone" in the form of a rengay, also known as a linked verse...

Rebecca Moore "The Parrot Tree" (November 5, 2014)

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Rebecca Moore is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - She moved with her family to Alabama after 14 years in London.  Wherever they are, they love going on walks together and finding something unusual to remember...

Randy Cross "sign of the times" (November 4, 2014)

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Play the Comb" (November 3, 2014

Monday, November 3, 2014

Susan Luther "Spells" (Oct. 31, 2014)

Friday, October 31, 2014

Susan Luther is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she used three different forms of poetry in her October musings with Halloween in mind, of course!

Rita Monteiro "Wild Hog Cook-Off" (Oct. 30, 2014)

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Rita Monteiro is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner with a practical suggestion for the U.S. Department of Agriculture- would you like a pork chop?

David Youmans "Childhood On The Prairie" (Oct. 29, 2014)

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

David Youmans is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he savors his childhood memories of life on the Dakota prairie...

Frances Akridge "From Me To We" (Oct. 28, 2014)

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Frances Akridge is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today with a gentle warning for single women who seek to find a life partner - beware, she says of charming men!

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Outracing The Devil" (Oct. 27, 2014)

Monday, October 27, 2014

It’s the week of Halloween. Let’s celebrate with one of Kathryn Tucker Windham famous Southern ghost stories. Here she is with ‘Outracing The Devil’ from her book ’13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffery’ …

Allen Berry "Strange Weather" (Oct. 24, 2014)

Friday, October 24, 2014

Lynne Berry "Christ at the Temple" (Oct. 23, 2014)

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Julia Youmans "Changing Seasons" (Oct. 22, 2014)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Jennifer Jonas "Musical Hope" (Oct. 21, 2014)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Jennifer Jonas is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - as a music therapist, she remembers well her very first client who had suffered loss of speech from a stroke...




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