Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses South Carolina's rich literary heritage with Aïda Rogers. Aïda is a writer and editor whose feature journalism has won national and regional awards. She has worked in newspapers, television, and magazines and has coauthored Stop Where the Parking Lot's Full, a guidebook to South Carolina's favorite restaurants, and she also edited three volumes of State of the Heart: South Carolina Writers on the Places They Love published by the University of South Carolina Press. She has also worked closely with Writing South Carolina, which is a high school writing contest sponsored by the University of South Carolina Honors College.
Dr. Curtis Rogers interviews Dr. Carolyn Donelan about Richland School District One's Challenger Learning Center. Dr. Donelan has been a middle school science teacher, a high school science teacher, school administrator, and district administrator. She has been with Richland County School District One for twenty-one years and has been the Lead Flight Director of their Challenger Learning Center since 2011. To learn more, visit the Challenger Learning Center's website at thechallengercenter.net.
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses items from the Library's collection with Sarah Pettus and Kerry Jeyschune from the Collections and Digitization department. Featured in this episode are:
- The Official Guide to South Carolina State Parks by the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism
- 50 Hikes in South Carolina by Johnny Molloy
- Best Dog Hikes South Carolina by Melissa Watson
- Beginner’s Guide to Fishing by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
- The Southern Surfcaster by S. Cameron Wright
- South Carolina’s Guide to Freshwater Fishes by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
- Shorebirds of the Southeast and Gulf States by Stan Tekiela and the Adventure Quick Guides
- South Carolina Film Location Guide by the South Carolina Film Commission
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.
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses summer reading and more with Rebecca Antill and Wendy Coplen. Rebecca is the South Carolina State Library's Youth Services Consultant and Wendy is the Library's Grants Coordinator and both work in the Library Development Services Department. For more information about South Carolina's summer reading initiatives, please visit our Summer Reading web pages. And for more information about the Library's grants programs, please visit our Grants web pages.