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Bret Lott Inducted into SC Academy of Authors Hall of Fame

On April 11, the South Carolina Academy of Authors will induct College of Charleston professor of English Bret Lott into the South Carolina Literary Hall of Fame. Lott, along with this year’s fellow inductees Dorothea Benton Frank, William Ioor, and Marjorie Wentworth, will be honored by the academy, which is devoted to the identification, recognition […]
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MFA in Creative Writing Program Will Launch in Fall 2016

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of English are proud to announce the establishment of the Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing at the College of Charleston. Beginning in the fall of 2016, the College of Charleston will open its doors to graduate study in both poetry and fiction, […]
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From Page to Screen: Professors’ Short Stories Become Short Films

We all know that art can inspire more art, but what happens when art is translated from one medium to another? Professors Bret Lott and Tony Varallo will find out this June when their short stories will make a big screen debut at the Expecting Goodness Film Festival in Spartanburg, SC.  Lott’s “What About My […]
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Feature on Jon Sealy’s novel The Whiskey Baron

How to Write a Novel: Wake Early, Embrace Rejection, Keep Your Day Job Posted on CofC News | 20 March 2014 | 9:00 am http://news.cofc.edu/2014/03/20/how-to-write-novel/ Here’s how the dream goes: Aspiring novelist goes to college, takes writing and literature courses. He pens his first novel, the writing process blissful and effortless. The book is a […]
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Ryan Graudin ’09 Launches Young Adult Book with Major Publisher

First published on Dec. 13, 2013 by Christine Ragusa on the HSS blog. Since graduating from the Honors College in 2009, Ryan Graudin has been putting the skills she learned as an English major to use.  Her love for books (plus a lot of blood, sweat and tears) has landed Ryan a contract with a […]
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Bret Lott Publishes Letters & Life

Bret Lott’s newest book, Letters & Life: On Being a Writer, On Being a Christian, offers six engaging and candid essays that reflect on his life and faith, the value of humility, and on the art and practice of writing. The book  delights with the empowering reminder that there is meaning behind our lives, meaning behind what we make […]
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Charleston’s Post and Courier on Bret Lott’s forthcoming DEAD LOW TIDE

Too eager to wait for the official release of Bret Lott’s forthcoming Dead Low Tide (Random House), the Post and Courier‘s Bill Thompson sets the stage for the forthcoming novel–a long-awaited sequel to Lott’s The Hunt Club (1999)–and collects some of Lott’s thoughts on life, writing, and reading. Thompson also revisits a low-country education scandal of […]
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