Copyright Bonnie Stanard
Filmed October 2021
I was interviewed by Dr. Kasie Whitener of the South Carolina Writers Association. We talk about my books and approach to writing.
> Savannah Authors Anthology 2014 - short story "Maggie and the Snake." Available on Amazon.
> SC Writers Association - notes on writing, Columbia II Chapter Blog.
> The Petigru Review, 2012 - poem "Foreign Origin" available on Amazon.
Readings from Time Carries All Things Away.Badd Boys Café 2711 Middleburg Dr., Columbia, SC
Books for Gifts, Nov. 18, 2021
Lourie Center, Columbia, SC. Selling and signing books with other authors. Music and refreshments
Lexington United Methodist Church. Presentation
"The Three Rules of Writing" to luncheon audience.
Summerville, SC, Book signing, book sales.
The Aristocrat Bar, Columbia, SC. I, along with seven other writers, read aloud noir stories to a packed house. Great fun!
Bridging from Fiction to Truth, Nov. 13, 2021
University of South Carolina Aiken's Center for Lifelong Learning. A panel discussion where we got into the issue of whether historical fiction writers should/shouldn't try to adhere to the historical record..
At Lexington County Library, I along with other local authors sold and signed books. It was a fundraiser for Turning Pages, which teaches illiterate adults to read.
At Aiken's Center for Lifelong Learning. This was a showcase of local authors on the topic "Books Can Build Bridges."
Bonnie R. Stanard
historical fiction, poetry, children's books
I grew up near the Edisto River (SC) and graduated Pelion High School and University of South Carolina.
Cities that have been home to me are Sumter (SC), Virginia Beach, Chicago, Atlanta, Richmond, Columbia (SC), Brussels, Belgium, and currently, Lexington, SC.
PUBLISHING - my short stories, novels, and poetry have appeared in journals such as Plum Tree Tavern, Crack the Spine, Hiram Poetry Review, and Broad River Review. My books are available online at Amazon, poetry at Main Street Rag.
A recording of my reading one of my poems, "Detached Member," which was originally published by The Five-Two can be heard on youtube. Clickhereto listen.
Filmed June 9, 2016
I was interviewed by G.W. Pomichter on his Hangin’ With Web Show. The the interview took place using Skype, which presented a host of technical challenges, which you'll notice. Here's the Youtubelink