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National Poetry Month 2021 with Ed Madden and Ann Humphries - Episode 137

National Poetry Month 2021 with Ed Madden and Ann Humphries - Episode 137

March 29, 2021

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses poetry and a new book of poems with Ann-Chadwell Humphries and Dr. Ed Madden. Ed Madden is a poet, activist, and former Director of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of South Carolina. He is also the Columbia City Poet Laureate and author of four books of poetry–Signals, which won the 2007 SC Poetry Book Prize; Prodigal: Variations; Nest; and Ark. Ann-Chadwell Humphries is author of An Eclipse and a Butcher, her first book of poetry. 

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BibliObservatory - Ann Chadwell Humphries - Episode 9

BibliObservatory - Ann Chadwell Humphries - Episode 9

December 27, 2019

A conversation with Ann Chadwell Humphries of Columbia, SC, about the value of poetry and recitation. Ann also shares her experiences as a South Carolina State Library Talking Book Services patron, braille learner, and poetry student.

Transcript for Ann Chadwell Humphries - Episode 9

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American Printing House for the Blind
South Carolina State Library Talking Book Services 

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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Archive: South Carolina Poetry since 2005 - Episode 78

Archive: South Carolina Poetry since 2005 - Episode 78

March 14, 2019

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses Archive: South Carolina Poetry since 2005 and more with Dr. Ed Madden, Dr. Ray McManus, and Dr. Jeffrey Makala. Author of four books of poetry, Dr. Madden is a professor of English and director of the Women's and Gender Studies program at the University of South Carolina. In 2015 he was named the poet laureate for the City of Columbia. Dr. McManus is an award-winning poet and Professor of English at the University of South Carolina Sumter. He is Writer in Residence at the Columbia Museum of Art and Chair of the Board of Governors for the South Carolina Academy of Authors. Dr. Makala is Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist at Furman University and is coeditor of Archive: SC Poetry Since 2005, published by the Ninety-Six Press, which is part of the South Carolina Poetry Archives in Furman University's Special Collections and Archives department.

Libby Bernardin - Episode 73

Libby Bernardin - Episode 73

December 21, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses poetry and more with South Carolina poet, Libby Bernardin. Libby has published two chapbooks, The Book of Myth (SC Poetry Initiative, 2009) and Layers of Song (Finishing Line Press, 2011). Her poems have appeared in Notre Dame Review, Asheville Poetry Review, Southern Poetry Review, Cairn, Kakalak, Pinesong, and the Poetry Society of South Carolina Yearbooks. She is a Life Member of the Board of Governors of the South Carolina Academy of Authors, and a member of the Poetry Society of South Carolina and the North Carolina Poetry Society. Her poem “Transmigration” was nominated for a 2017 Pushcart Prize.

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