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Literary Events: Fall 2015

Fall 2015 Friday, September 11 @ 7:00 PM: Poetry Readings by Rhett Iseman & Raena Shirali Poetry Society of South Carolina The Charleston Library Society, 164 King Street (just before Queen) Thursday, October 8 @ 7:00 PM: Fiction Reading by Julie Orringer Crazyhorse Reading Series Arnold Hall (Jewish Studies Center) Friday, October 9 @ 7:00 […]
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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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Literary Events (2014-15)

FALL 2014 Thursday, September 4 @ 7:00 PM: Fiction Reading by Margaret Bradham Thornton (Alumni Memorial Hall, Randolph Hall) Reception and book signing to follow. Crazyhorse Reading Series Thursday, September 18 @ 7:00 PM: Poetry Reading by Kevin Simmonds (Towell Library) Reception and book signing to follow. Visiting Scholar Lecture Series Wednesday, October 1 @ […]
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Anthony Varallo’s Book Named a Finalist in Fiction Prize

Anthony Varallo’s newest short story collection   Think of Me and I’ll Know (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2013) was named a finalist for the 2014 Balcones Fiction Prize.
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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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Crazyhorse Short Story Wins Pushcart Prize

The editors at Crazyhorse are esctactic to announce that Michael Kardos’s story, “Animals” from Crazyhorse 83 was selected for reprint in the Pushcart Prize anthology. The Pushcart anthology represents the best of small press and literary journal publishing. Kardos’s story from Crazyhorse was selected out of 1,100 nominated works.
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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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Alumna Jamie Carr Wins Short Story Contest

Cheers to Jamie Carr (’12) for winning the Rick DeMarinis Short Story Prize for her short story, “Chicken”!  The story was selected by Pam Houston, and it will be published in Cutthroat literary journal. Jamie is completing her MFA in Fiction Writing at Portland State University, and her writing also has appeared in The Portland […]
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Anthony Varallo’s New Stories Perfect Character

Congratulations to Associate Professor Tony Varallo, whose third short story collection Think of Me and I’ll Know was published this fall by TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press. Varallo’s new stories perfect character by offering snaphots of lives that are both flawed and sincere–lives that uncannily reflect back versions of our own selves. Recently, at his book […]
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