1. 2014 Bookmark Season, Frank Sikora

    27:18

    from The Center for Public Television Added 197 0 0

    The 2014 winner of the Clarence Cason award for nonfiction writing is most well-known for his books about the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama. The Ohio native came to Alabama in 1964 and worked…

    + More details
    • 2014 Bookmark Season, Robert Morgan

      26:47

      from The Center for Public Television Added 17 0 0

      North Carolina native Robert Morgan has gained wide recognition as a prose writer, in large part due to the fact that Oprah Winfrey selected his novel Gap Creek for her book club in 2000. Although…

      + More details
      • 2014 Bookmark Season, Charles McNair

        26:38

        from The Center for Public Television Added 17 0 0

        Both of this author’s novels take place in an imagined world that seems familiar, then isn’t. Land O’Goshen is set in a near future when religious fundamentalists clash with traditional…

        + More details
        • 2014 Bookmark Season, Roy Hoffman

          28:04

          from The Center for Public Television Added 49 0 0

          A longtime writer for the Mobile Register, Hoffman was born in the port city, but spent 20 years in New York working for New York magazine and WNET-13, the PBS flagship station. His 1983 novel, Almost…

          + More details
          • 2014 Bookmark Season, Clifton Taulbert

            26:50

            from The Center for Public Television Added 20 0 0

            The author’s debut memoir, Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored, recalls his childhood in Glen Allen, Mississippi. Since then he has written a number of inspirational books about the importance…

            + More details
            • 2014 Bookmark Season, Koethi Zan

              27:15

              from The Center for Public Television Added 20 1 0

              A writer whose relatively short life journey to date has been filled with intriguing twists and turns. The Opp native spent much of her youth exploring outsider culture in New Orleans before attending…

              + More details
              • 2014 Bookmark Season, Deborah Johnson

                25:55

                from The Center for Public Television Added 37 0 0

                After several years in Italy, the author settled in Columbus, Mississippi where she has written two novels in short order. The Air Between Us, is about two Mississippi physicians, one black and one…

                + More details
                • 2014 Bookmark Season, R.P. Finch

                  28:08

                  from The Center for Public Television Added 66 0 0

                  After a 30 year career as a lawyer, Atlanta’s Robert Finch began a writing career with his debut comic novel, Skin in the Game. Its main character Eben Burnham, is a young lawyer at a fictional…

                  + More details
                  • 2014 Bookmark Season, Mark Childress

                    26:57

                    from The Center for Public Television Added 108 0 0

                    One of Alabama’s best known contemporary writers talks about his life and career with Don Noble after winning the Harper Lee Award, a lifetime achievement prize for native Alabama authors. …

                    + More details
                    • 2014 Bookmark Season, Allan Garganus

                      28:06

                      from The Center for Public Television Added 8 0 0

                      This author burst prominently onto the literary scene with his 1989 novel, Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All. Known for dark humor, erotic candor, pictorial clarity and folkloric sweep, the…

                      + More details

                      What are Tags?

                      Tags

                      Tags are keywords that describe videos. For example, a video of your Hawaiian vacation might be tagged with "Hawaii," "beach," "surfing," and "sunburn."