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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Gail Hopson "William" (July 16, 2014)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Gail Hopson is in the SUNDIAL WRITER'S CORNER today - during her first year of teaching, a 5-year-old and his grandmother taught her an unforgettable lesson...

Daniel Schenker "Retiring into Jubilation" (July 15, 2014)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Daniel Schenker is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he finds himself entering yet another of life's major passages...

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Selma Bell Tour pt. 2 - Church St. United Methodist" (July 14, 2014)

Monday, July 14, 2014

Today, we take part-two of a tour of some of Kathryn Tucker Windham favorite bells. As we hear, each stop has its own special history and unique voice …

Bill Case "Piano Man" (July 11, 2014)

Friday, July 11, 2014

Bill Case is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he had a memorable encounter with a musician who seemed to drop right out of a book Bill had been reading...

Patricia Sammon "Amazing Truths" (july 10, 2014)

Thursday, July 10, 2014

David Youmans "The Flashlight" (July 9, 2014)

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Sallie Estes "Partners" (July 8, 2014)

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

kathryn Tucker Windham "Selma Bell Tour pt.1 - United Methodist Children's Home" (July 7, 2014)

Monday, July 7, 2014

Each of the next three Mondays, Kathryn Tucker Windham will take us on an unusual tour of some of her favorite places in Alabama. As we’ll hear, each stop has its own special history and unique voice …

Judy Cameron "Fireworks Fears" (July 4, 2014)

Friday, July 4, 2014

Rolf Goebel "Hearing Sounds as Sounds" (July 3, 2014)

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Carey Link "Blur Distinctions" (July 2, 2014)

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Rhonda Broyles "Cookie Cutter Ruins" (July 1, 2014)

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Rhonda Broyles is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she experienced a startling discovery during a planning session to an ancient wonder of our world...

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Tomato Sandwich" (June 30, 2014)

Monday, June 30, 2014

It’s Monday and so we have Kathryn Tucker Windham in the Sundial Writers Corner. Today’s story has never been heard before in the Writers Corner, as Ms. Windham ponders the ‘perfect sandwich’ …

Beth Thames "Sir Paul's Visit" (June 27, 2014)

Friday, June 27, 2014

Danny Lindsey "Bowie River Treasure" (June 26, 2014)

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Rosalind Fellwock "Tornado Memories" (June 25, 2014)

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

James Miller Robinson "Setting Up" (June 24, 2014)

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Poet James Miller Robinson is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act prompted him to revisit his boyhood activities in the 1960s...

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Red Horse" (June 23, 2014)

Monday, June 23, 2014

Martina Koken "Flying" (June 20, 2014)

Friday, June 20, 2014

Susan Luther "Threshold" (June 19, 2014)

Thursday, June 19, 2014




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