Alan Flurry is an Athens, Georgia-based writer.
Athens Resident Alan Flurry’s New Play Tackles Climate Change
By Pete McCommons
May 3, 2023
Alan Flurry’s TV Show Elevates the Conversation
By Matt Shedd
October 23, 2013
The 10 Best Books We Read in 2013 (So Far)
By Charles McNair
July 2, 2013 | 1:27pm
Writer, producer, director: The talented Mr. Flurry
By Brad Mannion
June 13, 2013
WUGA-FM and WUGA-TV win Georgia Association of Broadcasters Awards
By UGA News Services
June 10, 2013
Cansville by Alan Flurry — Putting on a show
By Charles McNair
June 4, 2013
Sculpting in Time by Andrey Tarkovsky — A simple set of instructions
By Alan Flurry
January 2, 2013
Alan Flurry Q&A — His New Novel, Literature and the Writing Life
September 5, 2012
Cansville, by Alan Flurry, is a short novel about Toby Alameda, creative director of the Cansville Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky, as he sets about to reconstruct the story of his boyhood home and the extended family that had lived there. The structure itself had been expanded from a modest farmhouse where his family took in relatives during the Great Depression. By the time the young Toby was practicing archery in his upstairs bedroom two generations later, the great emptied house had so grown into his being that he hardly gave it any thought. Until he tried to write about it.
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Fossil fuel-derived emissions, that is. Ahem. So… some of the coverage of COP28, when it’s not debating whether science supports eliminating all fossil fuels, has of course focused on our latest and shiniest of objects, AI. Artificial intelligence has been a breakout star in the opening days of COP28, the United Nations climate summit in …
This brings to mind the old late-night gag about competition between blockbuster films of yore: Jaws 2, Capricorn 1. Didn’t say it was a good joke. (Herrrrrrre’s Johnny!) But energy security and climate goals, too, do not and should not be considered as competing interests. The framing represents implicit bias in favor of fossil fuels …
This Bloomberg Cleaner Tech (!) article about whether humans can control forces beyond our control (the weather) accidentally highlights the ways we ignore the choices and actions well-within our grasp: In an effort to control future rainstorms, scientists in Japan are working on an ambitious government-backed project involving everything from giant curtains floating on the …
Alan Flurry is an Athens, Georgia-based novelist, playwright, and musician. His stage play BAMIYAN TO BIRMINGHAM was included in the Sunday Shortlist readings by the Bechdel Group (NYC) in December 2021. TOO WONDERFUL FOR ANYBODY, Flurry’s new stage play about the climate crisis, is currently casting for a reading planned for the Georgia Climate Conference in May 2023.
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Director of communications for the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia, Flurry has produced dozens of video interviews with visiting artists, scholars, and journalists. In November 2011, he traveled to Venice with the ARCO Chamber Orchestra from the Hodgson School of Music to create a documentary of their performance at the opera house La Fenice. Sponsored by UNESCO, the concert was part of a wider conference on the future of the city in the context of global climate change. The one-hour documentary ARCO in Venice aired on the Georgia Public Broadcasting affiliate WUGA-TV in the fall of 2012. In June 2013, ARCO in Venice received a Merit Award from the Georgia Association of Broadcasters.
Flurry produced and directed the documentary short Art Rosenbaum, Mural in Progress, which premiered at the AthFest film festival in 2013 and Roma Amor, which premiered at the Georgia Museum of Art in 2014.
Flurry’s original feature screenplay for The Next Paris was an official selection of the 2019 Beverly Hills Film Festival. Flurry is married to the artist and writer Amy Flurry.