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Rick Bragg Pulitzer Prize-winning Writer Shares Insight

Monday, August 12th, 2013 | Uncategorized | No Comments

What an honor to meet Rick Bragg! He shared some insightful advice, encouragement and support for the new medical edition Steel Standing: Surviving Metal Allergies, available now on Amazon. 

Rick Bragg and Chris at JSURick is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and JSU Alumnae. He was the JSU Summer Graduation commencement speaker on August 2, 2013. While Rick was in the area, I was honored to meet with him at the President’s Reception. He was extremely supportive and encouraging, sharing tremendous insight into the writing industry.

He is a 1992 Harvard University Nieman Fellow, former New York Times correspondent, Bragg has authored five books: All Over But the Shoutin’, Ava’s Man, The Prince of Frogtown, I Am a Soldier, Too: The Jessica Lynch Story, and The Most They Ever Had.

In addition to the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing, Rick has received more than 50 writing awards in twenty years, including the American Society of Newspaper Editors Distinguished Writing Award, the 2009 Harper Lee Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Writer of the Year, the 2011 James Beard Journalism Award for Food, Culture, and Travel and the 2013 Alabama Artist of the Year.

He currently teaches advanced magazine writing and narrative non-fiction in the journalism department at the University of Alabama.

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