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  • Workshop with Jo Angela Edwins
    Workshop with Jo Angela Edwins
    Sat, Aug 03
    Gage Hall
    Aug 03, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Aug 03, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Aug 3, 2024 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwrdO2orTsuH9LPCUK9SdQUcQ-zyIbrmT32 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with info.
  • Reading with Jo Angela Edwins
    Reading with Jo Angela Edwins
    Sat, Aug 03
    Gage Hall
    Aug 03, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Aug 03, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Poet, professor, pet lover; author, A DANGEROUS HEAVEN (poems), Gnashing Teeth Pub., 2023; PLAY (poems), FLP, 2016; poet laureate, Pee Dee region, SC
  • Reading with Marcus Amaker
    Reading with Marcus Amaker
    Sat, Jul 06
    Georgetown
    Jul 06, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Georgetown, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    Jul 06, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Georgetown, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    Marcus Amaker takes daily naps. He’s a dad, husband, Charleston’s first Poet Laureate, an opera writer, and an Academy of American Poets fellow. In 2024, he was inducted into the S.C. Literary Hall of Fame. See About the Event! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89479224929?pwd=5O9sxnaVqRxzBhDpi1el0QTRq45ca
  • Workshop with Marcus Amaker
    Workshop with Marcus Amaker
    Sat, Jul 06
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill
    Jul 06, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    Jul 06, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    This event is held the same day as the 6 p.m. reading (please see that event for more information about Marcus.) Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87489018786?pwd=1yd9CAl1XBLYx88jeH2o8ALjtsdWtY.1
  • Poetry Trails with Glenis Redmond!
    Poetry Trails with Glenis Redmond!
    Fri, Jun 28
    Musgrove Mill Historic Site
    Jun 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Musgrove Mill Historic Site, 398 State Park Rd, Clinton, SC 29325, USA
    Jun 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Musgrove Mill Historic Site, 398 State Park Rd, Clinton, SC 29325, USA
    We'll be at Musgrove Mill on Friday, sharing poems and having a nature walk. Glenis will read from her new book The Song of Everything and inspire us with a nature poetry prompt at the falls!
  • Reading with Evelyn Berry
    Reading with Evelyn Berry
    Sat, Jun 01
    Georgetown County Museum
    Jun 01, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Georgetown County Museum, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    Jun 01, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Georgetown County Museum, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    Berry is a trans Southern writer, editor, and educator. She's the author of Grief Slut (Sundress Publications, 2024) and Buggery (Bateau Press, 2020), winner of the BOOM Chapbook Prize. She's a recipient of a 2023 National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellowship. See About the Event for Zoom.
  • Workshop with Evelyn  Berry
    Workshop with Evelyn  Berry
    Sat, Jun 01
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill
    Jun 01, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    Jun 01, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
  • Workshop with John Hoppenthaler
    Workshop with John Hoppenthaler
    Sat, May 11
    Charleston Library Society
    May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    "Every End A Beginning: Working with the Free Verse Line." Free verse isn't as free as we might think. Poems written in free verse must have architecture, too, and the onus is on the poet to create it. This structuring begins at the level of the line. End-stopped? Enjambed? Caesura manipulation?
  • May Forum with John Hoppenthaler (In-Person and on Zoom!)
    May Forum with John Hoppenthaler (In-Person and on Zoom!)
    Fri, May 10
    Charleston Library Society
    May 10, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    May 10, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    The Forum is the last meeting of the calendar year, and as such includes a little business. The board for the upcoming 2024-2025 calendar year is elected. Our special guest poet is John Hoppenthaler, who will read for us and serve as forum moderator. See About the Event for more information and Zoom
  • Pee Dee Kick Off Reading with Kimberly Simms
    Pee Dee Kick Off Reading with Kimberly Simms
    Sat, May 04
    Georgetown County Museum
    May 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Georgetown County Museum, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    May 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Georgetown County Museum, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    Join us as we begin our Every Corner, Every County Reading Series with poet Kimberly J. Simms in Georgetown on May 4! Workshop and Reading!
  • Kimberly Simms Workshop
    Kimberly Simms Workshop
    Sat, May 04
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill
    May 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    May 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    Please join us for this wonderful workshop related to using imagery to capture joy.
  • Reading at The Tasting Room
    Reading at The Tasting Room
    Tue, Apr 30
    The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest
    Apr 30, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest, 164 S Main St C, Travelers Rest, SC 29690, USA
    Apr 30, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest, 164 S Main St C, Travelers Rest, SC 29690, USA
    The Upstate Poets and the PSSC are having another reading! Join us.
  • Poetry Trails at Edisto Beach State Park
    Poetry Trails at Edisto Beach State Park
    Sat, Apr 27
    Edisto Beach State Park Campground
    Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Edisto Beach State Park Campground, Edisto Island, SC 29438, USA
    Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Edisto Beach State Park Campground, Edisto Island, SC 29438, USA
    Join us for a lovely walk and time of sharing our own poetry and that of others. We are having a poetry contest, also -- send your poem to everycornereverycounty@gmail.com!
  • Poets on Stage, Act 4
    Poets on Stage, Act 4
    Sat, Apr 20
    Good Life Cafe
    Apr 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Good Life Cafe, 1216 Taylor St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA
    Apr 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Good Life Cafe, 1216 Taylor St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA
    A unique poetry and music experience with poets Michal Rubin, Kristine Hartvigsen, and Jesus Redondo Menendez and pianist MarQuel Landy.
  • 7 Poets and an Open Mic
    7 Poets and an Open Mic
    Fri, Apr 19
    Cherokee County Library (Main)
    Apr 19, 2024, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Cherokee County Library (Main), 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA
    Apr 19, 2024, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Cherokee County Library (Main), 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA
    A celebration of Poetry Month with Frances Pearce, Janet Kozachek, Nathaniel Wallace, Jacquelyn Markham, Maria Collum, Susan Finch Stevens, and Richard Allen Taylor!
  • Upstate Poets at M. Judson
    Upstate Poets at M. Judson
    Wed, Apr 17
    M. Judson Booksellers
    Apr 17, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    M. Judson Booksellers, 130 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
    Apr 17, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    M. Judson Booksellers, 130 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
    Please join the Poetry Society of South Carolina and the Upstate Poets for a reading at M. Judson Booksellers in Greenville. The event was organized by Amy Randall.
  • Seminar/Workshop with Tarfia Faizullah
    Seminar/Workshop with Tarfia Faizullah
    Sat, Apr 13
    Gage Hall
    Apr 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Apr 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    TO BE A LEAF: Poetry and the Environment "Landscape and language aren't particularly easy to separate," says Camille T. Dungy. We'll look at how that idea may manifest by considering poems by Dungy herself, as well as others. About the Event for more info and Zoom link.
  • Tarfia Faizullah with Elizabeth Robin
    Tarfia Faizullah with Elizabeth Robin
    Fri, Apr 12
    Gage Hall
    Apr 12, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Apr 12, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Tarfia Faizullah was born in Brooklyn, New York to Bangladeshi immigrants, and raised in Texas. She is the author of two poetry collections, Registers of Illuminated Villages (Graywolf, 2018) and Seam (SIU, 2014). Please see "About the Event" for more information and Zoom links.
Events : Upcoming Events
  • Workshop with Jo Angela Edwins
    Workshop with Jo Angela Edwins
    Sat, Aug 03
    Gage Hall
    Aug 03, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Aug 03, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Aug 3, 2024 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwrdO2orTsuH9LPCUK9SdQUcQ-zyIbrmT32 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with info.
  • Reading with Jo Angela Edwins
    Reading with Jo Angela Edwins
    Sat, Aug 03
    Gage Hall
    Aug 03, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Aug 03, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Poet, professor, pet lover; author, A DANGEROUS HEAVEN (poems), Gnashing Teeth Pub., 2023; PLAY (poems), FLP, 2016; poet laureate, Pee Dee region, SC
  • Reading with Marcus Amaker
    Reading with Marcus Amaker
    Sat, Jul 06
    Georgetown
    Jul 06, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Georgetown, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    Jul 06, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Georgetown, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    Marcus Amaker takes daily naps. He’s a dad, husband, Charleston’s first Poet Laureate, an opera writer, and an Academy of American Poets fellow. In 2024, he was inducted into the S.C. Literary Hall of Fame. See About the Event! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89479224929?pwd=5O9sxnaVqRxzBhDpi1el0QTRq45ca
  • Workshop with Marcus Amaker
    Workshop with Marcus Amaker
    Sat, Jul 06
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill
    Jul 06, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    Jul 06, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    This event is held the same day as the 6 p.m. reading (please see that event for more information about Marcus.) Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87489018786?pwd=1yd9CAl1XBLYx88jeH2o8ALjtsdWtY.1
  • Poetry Trails with Glenis Redmond!
    Poetry Trails with Glenis Redmond!
    Fri, Jun 28
    Musgrove Mill Historic Site
    Jun 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Musgrove Mill Historic Site, 398 State Park Rd, Clinton, SC 29325, USA
    Jun 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Musgrove Mill Historic Site, 398 State Park Rd, Clinton, SC 29325, USA
    We'll be at Musgrove Mill on Friday, sharing poems and having a nature walk. Glenis will read from her new book The Song of Everything and inspire us with a nature poetry prompt at the falls!
  • Reading with Evelyn Berry
    Reading with Evelyn Berry
    Sat, Jun 01
    Georgetown County Museum
    Jun 01, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Georgetown County Museum, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    Jun 01, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Georgetown County Museum, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    Berry is a trans Southern writer, editor, and educator. She's the author of Grief Slut (Sundress Publications, 2024) and Buggery (Bateau Press, 2020), winner of the BOOM Chapbook Prize. She's a recipient of a 2023 National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellowship. See About the Event for Zoom.
  • Workshop with Evelyn  Berry
    Workshop with Evelyn  Berry
    Sat, Jun 01
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill
    Jun 01, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    Jun 01, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
  • Workshop with John Hoppenthaler
    Workshop with John Hoppenthaler
    Sat, May 11
    Charleston Library Society
    May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    "Every End A Beginning: Working with the Free Verse Line." Free verse isn't as free as we might think. Poems written in free verse must have architecture, too, and the onus is on the poet to create it. This structuring begins at the level of the line. End-stopped? Enjambed? Caesura manipulation?
  • May Forum with John Hoppenthaler (In-Person and on Zoom!)
    May Forum with John Hoppenthaler (In-Person and on Zoom!)
    Fri, May 10
    Charleston Library Society
    May 10, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    May 10, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    The Forum is the last meeting of the calendar year, and as such includes a little business. The board for the upcoming 2024-2025 calendar year is elected. Our special guest poet is John Hoppenthaler, who will read for us and serve as forum moderator. See About the Event for more information and Zoom
  • Pee Dee Kick Off Reading with Kimberly Simms
    Pee Dee Kick Off Reading with Kimberly Simms
    Sat, May 04
    Georgetown County Museum
    May 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Georgetown County Museum, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    May 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Georgetown County Museum, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    Join us as we begin our Every Corner, Every County Reading Series with poet Kimberly J. Simms in Georgetown on May 4! Workshop and Reading!
  • Kimberly Simms Workshop
    Kimberly Simms Workshop
    Sat, May 04
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill
    May 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    May 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    Please join us for this wonderful workshop related to using imagery to capture joy.
  • Reading at The Tasting Room
    Reading at The Tasting Room
    Tue, Apr 30
    The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest
    Apr 30, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest, 164 S Main St C, Travelers Rest, SC 29690, USA
    Apr 30, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest, 164 S Main St C, Travelers Rest, SC 29690, USA
    The Upstate Poets and the PSSC are having another reading! Join us.
  • Poetry Trails at Edisto Beach State Park
    Poetry Trails at Edisto Beach State Park
    Sat, Apr 27
    Edisto Beach State Park Campground
    Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Edisto Beach State Park Campground, Edisto Island, SC 29438, USA
    Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Edisto Beach State Park Campground, Edisto Island, SC 29438, USA
    Join us for a lovely walk and time of sharing our own poetry and that of others. We are having a poetry contest, also -- send your poem to everycornereverycounty@gmail.com!
  • Poets on Stage, Act 4
    Poets on Stage, Act 4
    Sat, Apr 20
    Good Life Cafe
    Apr 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Good Life Cafe, 1216 Taylor St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA
    Apr 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Good Life Cafe, 1216 Taylor St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA
    A unique poetry and music experience with poets Michal Rubin, Kristine Hartvigsen, and Jesus Redondo Menendez and pianist MarQuel Landy.
  • 7 Poets and an Open Mic
    7 Poets and an Open Mic
    Fri, Apr 19
    Cherokee County Library (Main)
    Apr 19, 2024, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Cherokee County Library (Main), 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA
    Apr 19, 2024, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Cherokee County Library (Main), 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA
    A celebration of Poetry Month with Frances Pearce, Janet Kozachek, Nathaniel Wallace, Jacquelyn Markham, Maria Collum, Susan Finch Stevens, and Richard Allen Taylor!
  • Upstate Poets at M. Judson
    Upstate Poets at M. Judson
    Wed, Apr 17
    M. Judson Booksellers
    Apr 17, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    M. Judson Booksellers, 130 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
    Apr 17, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    M. Judson Booksellers, 130 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
    Please join the Poetry Society of South Carolina and the Upstate Poets for a reading at M. Judson Booksellers in Greenville. The event was organized by Amy Randall.
  • Seminar/Workshop with Tarfia Faizullah
    Seminar/Workshop with Tarfia Faizullah
    Sat, Apr 13
    Gage Hall
    Apr 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Apr 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    TO BE A LEAF: Poetry and the Environment "Landscape and language aren't particularly easy to separate," says Camille T. Dungy. We'll look at how that idea may manifest by considering poems by Dungy herself, as well as others. About the Event for more info and Zoom link.
  • Tarfia Faizullah with Elizabeth Robin
    Tarfia Faizullah with Elizabeth Robin
    Fri, Apr 12
    Gage Hall
    Apr 12, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Apr 12, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Tarfia Faizullah was born in Brooklyn, New York to Bangladeshi immigrants, and raised in Texas. She is the author of two poetry collections, Registers of Illuminated Villages (Graywolf, 2018) and Seam (SIU, 2014). Please see "About the Event" for more information and Zoom links.
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