A plantation owner and the slaves who tolerated or hated him...the unadorned Antebellum South.

Night of Halloween Stories

Words & Wine Halloween

Oct 20, 2020

6:00 pm

Lourie Center

I'll read a weird story

along with other authors

Get weird with us!

1650 Park Circle

Columbia, SC

Arts On the Ridge

Arts on the Ridge

May 1, 2021

Ridgeway, SC

Photo taken at Beaufort, SC Fall Festival of Houses. One of my favorite SC events. It has been cancelled this year but returns in 2021.

Blog on my writing life


I'm a member of the Columbia II Writers Workshop. Click below for my contributions to its blog.Workshop Blog

Book Signing

Time Carries All Things Away


My Poems in Going Off-Grid

Check out my poems in Going Off-Grid, published by Down in the Dirt.

 $10.99 on Amazon .

Copyright Bonnie Stanard

Friday, October 2

4 - 7:00 PM

The Warehouse

312 State Street

West Columbia, SC


Lizard Brew has cats

and a witch

and a mystery.

Why do her cats bring her lizards?

Illustrated by 

Marlaena Shannon

Books also available at

Vestra Lingua Publishing


$12 from Main Street Rag Publishing

Poems about being me, well, sometimes it's not me. The past that's always present. We live in the moment but that moment owes much to our parents, grandparents and ancestors. Poems here remind us of our debt to the past.

Take a look. Buy this book!

Here's the link to Main Street Rag and the page to order.