From Pirates to Poe with SC Author Chris Downey - LibraryVoicesSC Podcast Episode 126

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Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses South Carolina pirates, Poe, and more with author Christopher Downey. Also known as “Captain Byrd”, Chris received his degree in History from Virginia Tech in 1995, and shortly after graduating began a career in the maritime industry. His most recent book is titled Edgar Allan Poe’s Charleston and he has authored two previous books on the history of piracy in South Carolina: Charleston and the Golden Age of Piracy and Stede Bonnet: Charleston’s Gentleman Pirate. A native of Virginia, he now lives in Charleston with his wife, Tina, and son, Sailor. Listen online at PodbeanStitcherTuneIn Radio, or your favorite podcast app today! 


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Join the South Carolina State Library and the SC Center for the Book for our next Speaker at the Center Author Talk featuring Charlie Mewshaw, author of Arcane Carolinas:  Folklore, Urban Legends, and Tales of Modern Weird from the Carolinas and co-host of the Arcane Carolinas Podcast.