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Slash Pine Press to make chapbook of local poetry

Emily Williams February 25, 2014

Slash Pine Press, a creative internship program at The University of Alabama, will be creating a chapbook featuring poems written for Poetry Out Loud, a national high school poetry competition that takes...

Slash Pine festival fosters writing

Kelcey Sexton April 9, 2014

Slash Pine Press will host its 2014 Slash Pine Poetry Festival outdoors, in bars and beyond this weekend. Readings featuring more than two dozen poets will take place at venues ranging from the Gorgas...

Slash Pine Press to host writers festival this weekend

Slash Pine Press to host writers festival this weekend

Courtney Stinson October 9, 2012

Slash Pine Press is taking poetry out of the classroom and into the community for all to enjoy Friday and Saturday at the fourth annual Slash Pine Writers Festival. The festival will feature authors with...

UA alums promote literacy through poetry readings

Mazie Bryant April 4, 2012

Returning back to their creative roots, two Master of Fine Arts graduates from the University of Alabama, Jeanie Thompson and Abraham Smith, hosted a poetry reading on campus, bringing to light various...

Slash Pine Festival features more than 60 writers

Lauren Ferguson March 30, 2011

A crowd of writers will spend the weekend in Tuscaloosa for the 3rd annual Slash Pine Writers Festival. Today through Saturday, writers from across the United States, as well as the UA and Tuscaloosa community,...

Despite weather, poetry festival draws crowds

Despite weather, poetry festival draws crowds

Cameron Kiszla April 25, 2010

Although the weather was less than desirable, the 2010 Slash Pine Poetry Festival was a huge success, with more than 40 poets and writers performing a variety of of work at five separate venues. The festival,...

UA and Kansas students exchange poetry, ideas

Patty Vaughan February 7, 2010

Twelve students from UA and the University of Kansas participated in a poetry and community exchange where they not only experienced new writings, but new cultures. Joseph Wood, an English department...

Readings to take place in weekend writers festival

CW Staff April 21, 2015

The Slash Pine Writers Festival will take place this weekend in various venues across Tuscaloosa. The first event, taking place on Friday at 2:30 p.m., will be the book launch of “Out of This Stony...

Finding a niche with every stitch

Mark Hammontree October 28, 2013

Sitting in a room in the top floor of Morgan Hall, Katherine Kosich found herself debating with several other students over fonts to use in the book they would soon be stitching together by hand. Kosich...

Student writer elevates personal hobby to career path

Courtney Stinson November 7, 2012

Alexandra Franklin, a junior majoring in English, can hardly remember a time when writing was not a part of her life, but now she has transformed writing from hobby to compulsion to a career path that’s...

Arts organizations engage public at amphitheater

Arts organizations engage public at amphitheater

Jared Downing September 28, 2011

It was what happens when a circus meets a flea market, covering the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater stage in booths, banners, raffle tickets, carnival games, typewriters, quilts, Disney princesses, a robot and...

Festval showcases local, guest writers

Festval showcases local, guest writers

Lauren Ferguson April 3, 2011

Many writers, students and faculty came out to support the third annual Slash Pine Writers Festival that spanned four days of readings at different venues in Tuscaloosa. Saturday featured four reading...

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