Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the Pat Conroy Literary Center and Banned Books Week with Jonathan Haupt. Jonathan is the Executive Director of the Center in Beaufort, South Carolina. He has been the Director of the University of South Carolina Press and has served on the board of Columbia’s One Book, One Community program. He currently serves on the board of the Friends of South Carolina Libraries, is a member of the affiliates committee of the American Writers Museum, and is also on the board of governors of the SC Academy of Authors, which is South Carolina’s literary hall of fame. In this episode, Jonathan reads an excerpt from Conroy's Letter to the Editor of the Charleston Gazette.
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 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.
El poeta laureado Juan Felipe Herrera (Fowler, California), vino a Carolina del Sur para la celebración del evento Mentes Juveniles Soñadoras y pasó a visitar BibliObservatorio. Compartió algunos de los cuentos que escuchaba de niño. Eran historias de su familia que le sorprendían y le maravillaban. Relató también algunas de sus vivencias predilectas de esa época. Son memorias llenas de afecto, retos, chispa y juegos verbales. Descubra en este episodio cómo esas historias y experiencias llevaron a Juanito, un niño migrante, por los caminos de la poesía.
- Transcripcion y fotos del episodio
- Mexico's Most Celebrated Pachuco
- Época de Oro del Cine mexicano / Golden Age of Mexican Cinema
- Toña La Negra. Angelitos Negros. (2008, Diciembre, 22).
- Juan Felipe Herrera - Bilingual Children's Books (Produced by SC ETV)
- Juan Felipe Herrera - Advice for Writers (Produced by SC ETV)
- Juan Felipe Herrera – Poetry Career (Produced by SC ETV)