Finding Their Voice

A newcomer to playwriting, Carson Mendheim, C’25, takes the Critics Choice Award at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s Young Southern Writers Program by mining personal history and navigating the intersection of Southern culture and queer identity.

Professor Elyzabeth Wilder wins prestigious Tennessee Arts Commission Fellowship

Professor Elyzabeth Wilder has won the prestigious Tennessee Arts Commission Fellowship. The Tennessee Arts Commission awards the Individual Artist Fellowship annually to recognize and acknowledge outstanding professional Tennessee artists who add to the state’s cultural vitality. Wilder is one of just five artists named as this year’s fellows.

Kevin Wilson interviewed by NPR on his New Novel

Two teens make posters with a mysterious phrase, and end up starting something they can't finish. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Kevin Wilson about his new novel, "Now Is Not the Time to Panic."