ReadSC News

Speaker @ the Center to Feature Author Ellen Malphrus

Share:
Untying the Moon book cover

Join us on Wednesday, November 18 from noon to 1:00 p.m. for Speaker @ the Center, featuring author Ellen Malphrus. Untying the Moon (University of SC Press) takes readers on a road trip in a '67 Skylark convertible through blood and bone places in search of the redemptive possibilities of love and home.

Audience: 

Pee Dee Fiction & Poetry Festival November 5-6, 2015

Share:
Pee Dee Fiction & Poetry Festival banner

If you're interested in writing and talking about writing, plan on attending Francis Marion University's annual Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival. Four nationally known and best-selling authors and poets, and their avid readers, will descend upon the university Nov. 5 and 6 at this year's Festival, which is free and open to the public.

Audience: 

White House Committee Names Five Teen Poets for Prestigious National Student Poets Program

Share:
national student poets program logo

The fourth annual class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP)—the nation’s highest honor for youth poets—has been announced by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.

Audience: 

SC Poetry exhibit now open at Duke Library

Share:
sc poetry logo

A new exhibit showcasing South Carolina poetry is open at Furman University’s James B. Duke Library, Special Collections and Archives through Jan. 15, 2016. The exhibit, “Celebrating South Carolina Poetry: An Exhibition to Mark the Acquisition of The Ninety-Six Press Archive” is free and open to the public.

Audience: 

Speaker @ the Center to Feature Author S. Jane Gari

Share:
speaker @ the center jane gari event image with book cover

Join us on Wednesday, October 14 from noon to 1:00 p.m. for Speaker @ the Center, featuring author S. Jane Gari. Losing the Dollhouse (TouchPoint Press) offers a slice of dysfunctional Americana complete with divorce, step-families, eating disorders, mental illness, and the search for true love.

Audience: 

Young Readers Invited to Write to Favorite Authors

Share:
LAL theme

Young readers in grades 4-12 are invited to write a personal letter to an author for the Letters about Literature (LAL) contest, a national reading and writing promotion program. The letter can be to any author (living or dead) from any genre (fiction or nonfiction, contemporary or classic) explaining how that author’s work changed the student’s life or view of the world.

Audience: 

Pages