National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month with a visit to some well-known poets, several of our South Carolina Poets Laureate, a bit of information about the rules for writing haiku, and much more!

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Marjorie Wentworth - Author | The Big Picture
Marjorie Wentworth - Author | The Big Picture

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Meet Marjory Wentworth, one of the state’s most underappreciated artists. Wentworth, who is a poet laureate, discusses what exactly a poet laureate is. She completely breaks the expectations of what a...
Tom Feelings | Conversations with SC Writers
Tom Feelings | Conversations with SC Writers

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Tom Feelings was both a writer and an illustrator. He taught illustrating at the University of South Carolina. Usually, the process is that a manuscript is submitted to a publisher, and the publisher...
Tommy Scott Young | Conversations with SC Writers
Tommy Scott Young | Conversations with SC Writers

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Students speak with poet, storyteller and writer Tommy Scott Young. Mr. Young starts with The Gingerbread Man. One of his secrets is to read outloud. The characters do not come fully alive without...