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Narrows resident authors children’s books filled with encouraging messages. more

Nov 22, 2017 8:51 PM People/Places


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This August, St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church in Chelsea will host “An evening with Sean Dietrich.” more

Jul 26, 2017 9:02 PM People/Places

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"Each of you has a story, and I challenge you to tell it." more

Mar 3, 2017 10:45 PM Hoover Schools


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Caldwell Crossings resident Debra Goldstein always enjoyed reading but never expected she would be an author. more

Apr 26, 2016 3:06 PM People/Places

Allen Mercer

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Local writer Allen Mercer is pursuing his passion and drawing from his surroundings. more

Oct 26, 2015 4:00 PM People/Places

Anne Riley isn’t just a high school Spanish teacher. She is a keen observer of teenagers — which becomes inspiration for her young adult novels. more

Nov 24, 2014 8:37 PM People/Places

Local author Irene Latham will release her first book of children’s poetry, Dear Wandering Wildebeest: And Other Poems from the Water Hole, on Sept. 1. more

Aug 25, 2014 4:43 PM People/Places

In 1916, Elsie Thomas had no fear. She had just received a new teaching job at Shady Grove School and was bursting with excitement when she stepped off the train in Marion County, Tenn. Little did she know it would turn out to be one of the hardest e more

Oct 1, 2012 7:28 PM People/Places

The Birmingham Zoo has again inspired award-winning poet and author Irene Latham to pen a novel. more

Oct 1, 2012 7:27 PM People/Places

0712 Anna Davis

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Anna Davis graduated from Oak Mountain in May and is looking toward college in the fall. However, Anna also has one of the most sought after accomplishments for any author on the horizon–her first novel is about to be published. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM People/Places

0612 Greystone young Authors

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A collection of children’s authors visited Greystone Elementary in April as a part of Youth Author’s Week, which emphasizes the importance of reading and writing. more

Jun 1, 2012 12:00 AM Hoover Schools