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March 17th, 2020

  • Nikky Finney 6:00pm: A Poetry Reading by Nikky Finney

    Finney has authored four books of poetry: Head Off & Split (2011); The World Is Round (2003); Rice (1995); and On Wings Made of Gauze (1985). The John H. Bennett, Jr. Chair in Southern Letters and Literature at the University of South Carolina, Finney also authored Heartwood (1997), edited The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South (2007), and co-founded the Affrilachian Poets. Finney’s fourth book of poetry, Head Off & Split was awarded the 2011 National Book Award for poetry.

April 1st, 2020

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  • shagouryRuth Shagoury, Mary Stuart Rogers professor of education, blogs about literature for children, offering recommendations about favorite books and ideas for instilling in kids a love of reading. Go

  • Doug Erickson thumbDoug Erickson, head of Special Collections and college archivist, blogs mines the Internet for interesting articles about the book world to present a glimpse into the literary happenings of society. Go

  • roxannekohlRoxanne (Kohl) Davidson M.Ed. in School Counseling ’05 blogs and video blogs about bibliotherapy and the healing power of books in childrens’ lives. She reviews contemporary books that help kids through many different issues, offering a great resource for anyone working with children. Go

  • paulstoutonghiPauls Toutonghi, assistant professor of English, blogs about writing, teaching, and current events. Go

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