In this first group of twelve authors who make up the ETV Teacher Recertification course A Literary Tour of SC, Series I, we learn from a diverse set of writers with varied backgrounds, education and stories to share. This professional development series is a master-teacher series where educators can learn first-hand about writing from some of the best writers and then share this information with students.

Literary Tour of SC  - Teacher Resources
Literary Tour of SC - Teacher Resources

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In Literary Tour of South Carolina, students will meet nationally recognized authors who call South Carolina home. As they learn about the writing process, students will hear what the authors have to...
Joyce Hansen | A Literary Tour of South Carolina
Joyce Hansen | A Literary Tour of South Carolina

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A former public school teacher in New York City, Joyce Hansen writes contemporary novels, as well as historical fiction, exploring the African American experience. The Gift Giver was her first...
Molly Jones | A Literary Tour of South Carolina
Molly Jones | A Literary Tour of South Carolina

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Molly Jones resides in Lake Murray, S.C. She offers advice to young writers on tags, point of view, emotions, and knowing human nature. She also offers four main points to remember when writing...
Sue Monk Kidd | A Literary Tour of South Carolina
Sue Monk Kidd | A Literary Tour of South Carolina

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Born in Georgia, Sue Monk Kidd graduated from Texas Christian University with a B.S. in nursing in 1970 and worked throughout her twenties as a Registered Nurse and nursing instructor. Best known for...
Lois Battle  | A Literary Tour of South Carolina
Lois Battle | A Literary Tour of South Carolina

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Lois Battle comes to us from Beaufort, S.C., a beautiful coastal town. She shared the importance of learning from your prior writing, reading others work and integrating the five senses into the story...
Jack Bass | A Literary Tour of South Carolina
Jack Bass | A Literary Tour of South Carolina

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Jack Bass has authored or co-authored seven nonfiction books about the American South. His works focus on Southern politics, race relations and the role of law in shaping the civil rights era. With a...
Idella Bodie | A Literary Tour of South Carolina
Idella Bodie | A Literary Tour of South Carolina

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Born in Ridge Spring and living most of her life in the Aiken area, Idella Bodie, who holds a degree in English from Columbia College, has been writing for young readers for more than thirty years...
Kwame Dawes | A Literary Tour of South Carolina
Kwame Dawes | A Literary Tour of South Carolina

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Born in Ghana in 1962, Kwame Dawes grew up and spent his early adult life in Jamaica. Dawes is a Distinguished Poet-In-Residence, Louis Frye Scudder Professor of Liberal Arts, and Founder/Executive...