Congratulations to Ryan Graudin who sold world rights to her young adult novel The Walled City to Little, Brown Books for Young Readers! Her work will appear as a three-book series. Read more about her story here at Publishers Weekly.

The CofC Magazine (Summer 2013) has reprinted English major Phoebe Doty’s essay on the Unitarian Church’s graveyard in Charleston, South Carolina, “A Matter of Life and Death.”  This essay written for Dr. Devet’s Advanced Composition course was published originally at The…

The finely wrought poetic lines of graduates in English with a Concentration in Creative Writing have debuted recently in national literary journals in print and on the web. Alexandra Daley (’12) published two poems: “Knowing” in Emerge Literary Journal and…

For many writers, the life of letters and flowers are closely intertwined: Emily Dickinson created a herbarium (a homemade book of pressed plant specimens) when she was just fourteen; Sir Walter Scott designed the garden that surrounds his home in…

Tonight, June 3rd at 6:30 PM, Dr. Emily Rosko will read in the Dock Street Theatre courtyard for the Piccolo Sundown Poetry Series. On Saturday, June 1st, John Warner (English faculty) and Sara Thomason (English alum) read at the Piccolo…

Best wishes to two of our recent graduates who will apply their newly minted baccalaureate to the English classroom. Chris Cimorelli (’13) has been accepted into the Baltimore City Teaching Residency, which is an alternative-route-to-teacher-certification program fronted by The New…

A new batch of our Creative Writing concentrators will head off to graduate school to hone their skills in writing. Congratulations to all! Victoria Campbell (‘11) will be going to the University of New Hampshire for fiction. Cara Beth Heath…

College of Charleston English instructor Michael T. Owens will bring his writing to life when he accompanies veterans on a trip to the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. Owens is writing a book focused on a local WWII veteran, who…

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