October 29, 2020
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the history of the South Carolina State Hospital with William Buchheit. William has worked as a journalist in the upstate of South Carolina for nearly two decades. He has won dozens of South Carolina Press Association Awards and was named the 2011 “Reporter of the Year” by South Carolina’s chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. He is also a part-time college English instructor and acclaimed wildlife photographer whose photos of the great white shark have been published by National Geographic and the Smithsonian. His book, The South Carolina State Hospital: Stories from Bull Street, was published by Arcadia Press this year.
Transcript of South Carolina State Hospital: Stories from Bull Street - Episode 127
October 19, 2020
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.
Transcript for From Pirates to Poe with SC Author Chris Downey - Episode 126
July 3, 2019
Dr. Curtis Rogers interviews author, Jerred Metz. Jerred has had many careers beginning with English professor and returning to it after two and a half decades in 2002. He taught creative writing at the University of Minnesota, Webster College in St. Louis, and Coker University in Hartsville, South Carolina. He is the author of six poetry books and six prose books and his latest book is Bellicourt Tunnel: The crowning battle of the Great War. You can learn more about Jerred and his writing at his website, jerredmetz.com.