Meet authors who were born in South Carolina. Learn about their books and writing process.

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All Around Town | Storytime with SCETV
All Around Town | Storytime with SCETV

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All Around Town: The Photographs of Richard Samuels Roberts By: Dinah Johnson Publisher: Henry Holt & Co. Read by: Dinah Johnson This special picture book offers a window into the African American...
Byars, Betsy Cromer | South Carolina Public Radio
Byars, Betsy Cromer | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Byars, Betsy Cromer (b. 1928). Writer. Byars began her writing career with magazine articles until dedicating herself to children’s literature. In 1962 her first book, Clementine, was...
Mary Alice Monroe - Author | The Big Picture
Mary Alice Monroe - Author | The Big Picture

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Meet Mary Alice Monroe, whose best-selling novels nearly all share a dominant, lowcountry theme. She has written ten best-selling novels, but it was not until she moved to the Isle of Palms...
Sue Monk Kidd - Author | The Big Picture
Sue Monk Kidd - Author | The Big Picture

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Meet Sue Monk Kidd, author of “The Secret Life Of Bees.” With over six million copies of her novel sold, along with a major motion picture, Monk became a literary sensation. Monk briefly talks about...
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...
Ann Rivers Siddons - Author | Big Picture
Ann Rivers Siddons - Author | Big Picture

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Meet Ann Rivers Siddons, “the Grand Dame of Southern Literature.” Born and raised just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, Siddons had an idyllic upbringing. At an early age, she began to push emotional...