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University of North Alabama’s Writer’s Series to Host Songwriting Workshop Featuring The Secret Sisters

Feb. 11, 2019

Bryan Rachal,
University Communications


FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama Writer's Series, under the auspices of the English Department, will host a songwriting workshop with the Secret Sisters, Tuesday, March 19, at 11:00 a.m., in the Performance Center of the GUC.

Hailing from Greenhill, Alabama, The Secret Sisters, Laura Rogers and Lydia Slagle, have recorded three albums: The Secret SistersPut Your Needle Dow and You Don't Own Me Anymore.  You Don’t Own Me Anymore received the 2018 Grammy Nomination for Best Folk Album

In addition to being an amazing event, the workshop has been declared part of the Alabama statewide bicentennial celebration.

Established in 1984, the UNA Writer’s Series is possible thanks to support from the UNA English Department.  

A reception will follow in the Loft of the GUC at 12:30 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.  

For more information: the UNA English Department at (256) 765-4890 or



The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business,Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions.Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. UNA Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN and Big South Conferences.  The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age or national origin.