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Free Author Talk and Book Signing

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FREE AUTHOR TALK AND BOOK SIGNING - Wednesday, January 20. Elizabeth Cassidy West and Katharine Thompson Allen, On the Horseshoe: A Guide to the Historic Campus of the University of South Carolina | USC Press. The comprehensive history of the original campus structures and the people who lived and worked there. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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Speaker @ the Center to Feature Author Angela Williams

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Join us on Wednesday, December 9 from noon to 1:00 p.m. for Speaker @ the Center, featuring author Angela Williams. Hush Now, Baby (Texas Review Press) is the story of how a little white girl climbed out of an uneasy childhood in the segregated South…on the backbone of a black woman who loved her unabashedly. A host of African-American women permeated Southern families.

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Caroliniana Digital Collections Inspire New Book of Poetry and Prose from South Carolina Authors

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"Found Anew: Poetry and Prose Inspired by the South Caroliniana Library Digital Collections" is an anthology of new poetry and prose from writers with strong ties to the Palmetto State that creatively engages with historical photographs found in the digital collections of the University of South Carolina's South Caroliniana Library.

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Speaker @ the Center to Feature Author Ellen Malphrus

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Join us on Wednesday, November 18 from noon to 1:00 p.m. for Speaker @ the Center, featuring author Ellen Malphrus. Untying the Moon (University of SC Press) takes readers on a road trip in a '67 Skylark convertible through blood and bone places in search of the redemptive possibilities of love and home.

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Pee Dee Fiction & Poetry Festival November 5-6, 2015

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If you're interested in writing and talking about writing, plan on attending Francis Marion University's annual Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival. Four nationally known and best-selling authors and poets, and their avid readers, will descend upon the university Nov. 5 and 6 at this year's Festival, which is free and open to the public.

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White House Committee Names Five Teen Poets for Prestigious National Student Poets Program

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The fourth annual class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP)—the nation’s highest honor for youth poets—has been announced by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.

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