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  • Workshop with Marcus Amaker
    Workshop with Marcus Amaker
    DiS, 06 Iuch
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill
    06mh Iuch 2024, 13:00 – 14:30
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    06mh Iuch 2024, 13:00 – 14:30
    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.)
  • Reading with Marcus Amaker
    Reading with Marcus Amaker
    DiS, 06 Iuch
    Georgetown
    06mh Iuch 2024, 18:00 – 19:30
    Georgetown, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    06mh Iuch 2024, 18:00 – 19:30
    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. He’s published ten books and released 43 albums of electronic music. See About the Event!
  • Reading with Evelyn Berry
    Reading with Evelyn Berry
    DiS, 01 Ògmh
    Georgetown County Museum
    01mh Ògmh 2024, 18:00 – 19:30
    Georgetown County Museum, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    01mh Ògmh 2024, 18:00 – 19:30
    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
    DiS, 01 Ògmh
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill
    01mh Ògmh 2024, 13:00 – 14:30
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    01mh Ògmh 2024, 13:00 – 14:30
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
  • Workshop with John Hoppenthaler
    Workshop with John Hoppenthaler
    DiS, 11 Cèit
    Charleston Library Society
    11mh Cèit 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    11mh Cèit 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    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!)
    Dih, 10 Cèit
    Charleston Library Society
    10mh Cèit 2024, 19:00 – 20:30
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    10mh Cèit 2024, 19:00 – 20:30
    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
    DiS, 04 Cèit
    Georgetown County Museum
    04mh Cèit 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    Georgetown County Museum, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    04mh Cèit 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    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
    DiS, 04 Cèit
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill
    04mh Cèit 2024, 13:00 – 15:00
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    04mh Cèit 2024, 13:00 – 15:00
    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
    DiM, 30 Gibl
    The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest
    30mh Gibl 2024, 17:30 – 19:30
    The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest, 164 S Main St C, Travelers Rest, SC 29690, USA
    30mh Gibl 2024, 17:30 – 19:30
    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
    DiS, 27 Gibl
    Edisto Beach State Park Campground
    27mh Gibl 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    Edisto Beach State Park Campground, Edisto Island, SC 29438, USA
    27mh Gibl 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    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
    DiS, 20 Gibl
    Good Life Cafe
    20mh Gibl 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    Good Life Cafe, 1216 Taylor St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA
    20mh Gibl 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    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
    Dih, 19 Gibl
    Cherokee County Library (Main)
    19mh Gibl 2024, 14:30 – 16:30
    Cherokee County Library (Main), 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA
    19mh Gibl 2024, 14:30 – 16:30
    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
    DiC, 17 Gibl
    M. Judson Booksellers
    17mh Gibl 2024, 17:30 – 19:30
    M. Judson Booksellers, 130 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
    17mh Gibl 2024, 17:30 – 19:30
    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
    DiS, 13 Gibl
    Gage Hall
    13mh Gibl 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    13mh Gibl 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    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
    Dih, 12 Gibl
    Gage Hall
    12mh Gibl 2024, 19:00 – 20:30 EDT
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    12mh Gibl 2024, 19:00 – 20:30 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.
  • Seminar/Workshop with Angelo Geter (Zoom Only!)
    Seminar/Workshop with Angelo Geter (Zoom Only!)
    DiS, 09 Màrt
    Moved to Zoom Only Due to Flooding
    09mh Màrt 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Moved to Zoom Only Due to Flooding
    09mh Màrt 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Moved to Zoom Only Due to Flooding
    Sticks & Stones: Turning Grief Into Verse The saying "sticks & stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me" is a phrase that has been used for countless years to illustrate the idea that words don't hurt. However, we all know that words have a large impact. The key is how we use them.
  • Angelo Geter with  Miho Kinnas
    Angelo Geter with  Miho Kinnas
    Dih, 08 Màrt
    Charleston Library Society
    08mh Màrt 2024, 19:00 – 20:30
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    08mh Màrt 2024, 19:00 – 20:30
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Angelo Geter is the author of More God than Dead (Muddy Ford Press, 2022). He received a BA in Political Science from Winthrop University and a MS in Higher Education from Drexel University. Please see "About the Event" for more information. Zoom link provided in About the Event.
  • Seminar/Workshop with Maya Marshall
    Seminar/Workshop with Maya Marshall
    DiS, 24 Gearr
    Charleston Library Society
    24mh Gearr 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    24mh Gearr 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Workshop Inviting Wonder: Approaching the Familiar from the Opposite Side This is a 90-minute generative workshop. Please see About the Event for more information including Zoom links!
Events : Upcoming Events
  • Workshop with Marcus Amaker
    Workshop with Marcus Amaker
    DiS, 06 Iuch
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill
    06mh Iuch 2024, 13:00 – 14:30
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    06mh Iuch 2024, 13:00 – 14:30
    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.)
  • Reading with Marcus Amaker
    Reading with Marcus Amaker
    DiS, 06 Iuch
    Georgetown
    06mh Iuch 2024, 18:00 – 19:30
    Georgetown, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    06mh Iuch 2024, 18:00 – 19:30
    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. He’s published ten books and released 43 albums of electronic music. See About the Event!
  • Reading with Evelyn Berry
    Reading with Evelyn Berry
    DiS, 01 Ògmh
    Georgetown County Museum
    01mh Ògmh 2024, 18:00 – 19:30
    Georgetown County Museum, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    01mh Ògmh 2024, 18:00 – 19:30
    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
    DiS, 01 Ògmh
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill
    01mh Ògmh 2024, 13:00 – 14:30
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    01mh Ògmh 2024, 13:00 – 14:30
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
  • Workshop with John Hoppenthaler
    Workshop with John Hoppenthaler
    DiS, 11 Cèit
    Charleston Library Society
    11mh Cèit 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    11mh Cèit 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    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!)
    Dih, 10 Cèit
    Charleston Library Society
    10mh Cèit 2024, 19:00 – 20:30
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    10mh Cèit 2024, 19:00 – 20:30
    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
    DiS, 04 Cèit
    Georgetown County Museum
    04mh Cèit 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    Georgetown County Museum, 120 Broad St, Georgetown, SC 29440, USA
    04mh Cèit 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    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
    DiS, 04 Cèit
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill
    04mh Cèit 2024, 13:00 – 15:00
    Pawleys Tap House and Grill, 13089 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
    04mh Cèit 2024, 13:00 – 15:00
    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
    DiM, 30 Gibl
    The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest
    30mh Gibl 2024, 17:30 – 19:30
    The Tasting Room of Travelers Rest, 164 S Main St C, Travelers Rest, SC 29690, USA
    30mh Gibl 2024, 17:30 – 19:30
    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
    DiS, 27 Gibl
    Edisto Beach State Park Campground
    27mh Gibl 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    Edisto Beach State Park Campground, Edisto Island, SC 29438, USA
    27mh Gibl 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    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
    DiS, 20 Gibl
    Good Life Cafe
    20mh Gibl 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    Good Life Cafe, 1216 Taylor St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA
    20mh Gibl 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    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
    Dih, 19 Gibl
    Cherokee County Library (Main)
    19mh Gibl 2024, 14:30 – 16:30
    Cherokee County Library (Main), 300 E Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29340, USA
    19mh Gibl 2024, 14:30 – 16:30
    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
    DiC, 17 Gibl
    M. Judson Booksellers
    17mh Gibl 2024, 17:30 – 19:30
    M. Judson Booksellers, 130 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
    17mh Gibl 2024, 17:30 – 19:30
    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
    DiS, 13 Gibl
    Gage Hall
    13mh Gibl 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    13mh Gibl 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    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
    Dih, 12 Gibl
    Gage Hall
    12mh Gibl 2024, 19:00 – 20:30 EDT
    Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    12mh Gibl 2024, 19:00 – 20:30 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.
  • Seminar/Workshop with Angelo Geter (Zoom Only!)
    Seminar/Workshop with Angelo Geter (Zoom Only!)
    DiS, 09 Màrt
    Moved to Zoom Only Due to Flooding
    09mh Màrt 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Moved to Zoom Only Due to Flooding
    09mh Màrt 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Moved to Zoom Only Due to Flooding
    Sticks & Stones: Turning Grief Into Verse The saying "sticks & stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me" is a phrase that has been used for countless years to illustrate the idea that words don't hurt. However, we all know that words have a large impact. The key is how we use them.
  • Angelo Geter with  Miho Kinnas
    Angelo Geter with  Miho Kinnas
    Dih, 08 Màrt
    Charleston Library Society
    08mh Màrt 2024, 19:00 – 20:30
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    08mh Màrt 2024, 19:00 – 20:30
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Angelo Geter is the author of More God than Dead (Muddy Ford Press, 2022). He received a BA in Political Science from Winthrop University and a MS in Higher Education from Drexel University. Please see "About the Event" for more information. Zoom link provided in About the Event.
  • Seminar/Workshop with Maya Marshall
    Seminar/Workshop with Maya Marshall
    DiS, 24 Gearr
    Charleston Library Society
    24mh Gearr 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    24mh Gearr 2024, 10:00 – 11:30
    Charleston Library Society, 164 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Workshop Inviting Wonder: Approaching the Familiar from the Opposite Side This is a 90-minute generative workshop. Please see About the Event for more information including Zoom links!
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