Sat, Jun 11|
Spring 2022 Workshop & Awards
Join us for two generative workshops with Alabama literary power couple Tina Mozelle Braziel and Jim Braziel! Workshops will be followed by a business meeting and our spring awards.
Time & Location
Jun 11, 2022, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM CDT
About the Event
Workshop 1: Call & Response
Award-winning husband and wife team Tina and Jim Braziel read in conversation and present a generative workshop on the call and response.
Workshop 2: Giving Voice to the Forgotten
Tina and Jim Braziel present a generative workshop on how to write those whose memory we want to keep alive.
Tina Mozelle Braziel, author of Known by Salt (Anhinga Press) and Rooted by Thirst (Porkbelly Press), has been awarded the 2017 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry, a fellowship from the Alabama State Council on the Arts, an Eco Poetry Fellowship from the Magic City Poetry Festival, and an artist residency at Hot Springs National Park. She has been nominated for inclusion in Best of the Net for her poetry and a Pushcart Prize for her poetry and creative nonfiction. She earned an MFA in Poetry at the University of Oregon. Her work has appeared in POETRY, The Cincinnati Review, Southern Humanities Review, Tampa Review, and other journals. She directs the Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop for high school students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
James Braziel’s latest book, This Ditch-Walking Love, tells the stories of people living on Alabama’s Cumberland Plateau. Ditch-Walking is the winner of the Tartt First Fiction Award (Livingston Press, 2021). His novels Birmingham, 35 Miles and Snakeskin Road follow a family after an environmental disaster in the future South. He has received fellowships from Hot Springs National Park and Georgia's and Alabama’s arts councils. He and his wife, poet Tina Mozelle Braziel, live and write in rural Alabama in a glass cabin they are building by hand on Hydrangea Ridge.
Workshop & Awards - MEMBER
ASPS member for the full day of events (workshops, meeting, and awards)
Workshops & Awards NON-MEMBER
Full day of events for non-ASPS members (workshops and awards)
Meeting & Awards ONLY
This is for the afternoon member meeting and awards presentations only. Workshops are not included.