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From Pirates to Poe with SC Author Chris Downey - Episode 126

From Pirates to Poe with SC Author Chris Downey - Episode 126

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. 

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Dr. John Navin - Episode 109

Dr. John Navin - Episode 109

March 11, 2020

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses a new South Carolina history book by Dr. John Navin titled, The Grim Years: Settling South Carolina, 1670–1720, published by The University of South Carolina Press. Dr. Navin is a professor of history at Coastal Carolina University, where he teaches early American history and conducts research on community, race, and violence in colonial America. He holds a master's degree in American studies from Boston College and a Ph.D. in history from Brandeis University.

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Jerred Metz - Episode 87

Jerred Metz - Episode 87

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

SC Country Roads with Tom Poland - Episode 82

SC Country Roads with Tom Poland - Episode 82

May 2, 2019

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses Tom Poland's recent book, South Carolina Country Roads – Of Train Depots, Filling Stations & other Vanishing Charms published by History PressTom is the author of fourteen books and more than 2,000 magazine features and columns. He writes about the South, its people, and culture and he travels back roads looking for forgotten places to bring back to life. 

From Our Collection - Poetry - Episode 81

From Our Collection - Poetry - Episode 81

April 24, 2019

In this episode, Sarah and Kerry discuss some poetry-related items from our collection. Kerry tells us all about Helen von Kolnitz Hyer who was the second poet laureate of South Carolina and has three different books in our collection. Sarah talks about two books: A Season in the Hour: Poems from the Prisons of South Carolina from Frank Graziano and Home is Where: an Anthology of African American Poetry from the Carolinas from Kwame Dawes.

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