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SC Poetry exhibit now open at Duke Library

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A new exhibit showcasing South Carolina poetry is open at Furman University’s James B. Duke Library, Special Collections and Archives through Jan. 15, 2016. The exhibit, “Celebrating South Carolina Poetry: An Exhibition to Mark the Acquisition of The Ninety-Six Press Archive” is free and open to the public.

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Speaker @ the Center to Feature Author S. Jane Gari

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Join us on Wednesday, October 14 from noon to 1:00 p.m. for Speaker @ the Center, featuring author S. Jane Gari. Losing the Dollhouse (TouchPoint Press) offers a slice of dysfunctional Americana complete with divorce, step-families, eating disorders, mental illness, and the search for true love.

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Young Readers Invited to Write to Favorite Authors

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Young readers in grades 4-12 are invited to write a personal letter to an author for the Letters about Literature (LAL) contest, a national reading and writing promotion program. The letter can be to any author (living or dead) from any genre (fiction or nonfiction, contemporary or classic) explaining how that author’s work changed the student’s life or view of the world.

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Exciting Announcement about the SC Book Festival

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The Board of Directors of The Humanities CouncilSC announces that the SCBook Festival, a literary fixture in Columbia since 1997, will change its format for 2016. Funded and organized by The Humanities CouncilSC, the festival will evolve into an exciting new set of literary initiatives that will be available year-round and reach a wide and diverse audience in every corner of South Carolina.

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