At Lexington County Library, I along with other local authors will discuss writing and sign books.
Fundraiser forTurning Pages, which teaches illiterate adults to read.
Aiken Book Fair, Sept. 24, 2022
Center for Lifelong Learning, Etherredge Center USCA Campus, Aiken, SC. Selling & signing books with other authors.
> Short story "Mercedes at the Airport appears on page 62 of New Readers Magazine, issue 19 (September, 2022), titled The Tower. My years of living in Brussels, Belgium, provide the background for this story. It's easy to download the file for the magazine and open with Preview or Acrobat.
• Main Street Rag I read poems from my chapbook Time Carries All Things Away.
Badd Boys Café, Columbia, SC. Introduced latest novel Béjart's Caravan.
Holiday Party and Story Contest - Dec. 14, 2022
6:00 PM Local authors, readings, prizes, photo ops, cocktails. At The Aristocrat, 1001 Washington St., Columbia, SC. Hosted by WriteOnSC Radio show, 1007FM.
The Aristocrat, Columbia, SC
Seven Oaks Presbyterian Book Club and discussion of my novel Dust On the Bible.
Readings from Time Carries All Things Away.Badd Boys Café 2711 Middleburg Dr., Columbia, SC
Flash @ the Bar - August 3, 2022
Author show, read flash fiction stories along with seven other local writers, At The Aristocrat Bar in Columbia, SC.
• Authors Corner Interview with Dr. Kasie Whitener of the SC Writers Association. Filmed October 2021
Bonnie R. Stanard
Muddy River Poetry Review, 3 poems: Uneasy Most of the Time; Yellow Pears; Clouds By Degree https://muddyriverpoetryreview.webs.com/Bonnie%20Stanard.pdf
Triggerfish Critical Review, Poem: Common Story Among Strangers
The American Journal of Poetry, Poem: In the Shade of Cherry Trees
Moon Magazine, Poem: The Payoff
Slant, a Journal of Poetry, page 103, Poem: Mother Tongue
In 17th Century France, if you crossed the line to "politically incorrect" according to the Catholic Church, you might well burn on a stake in the village square. Most onlookers would think you deserved it. Spiritual tyranny is as difficult to overcome as political or physical tyranny.
My list of books that show the destructive power of blind obedience to religion is online at Shepherd's website for books. Of course Béjart's Caravan is on the list.
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, Cuidono Press, and poetry at Main Street Rag.
Copyright Bonnie Stanard
Death Rituals in Antebellum South
October 18, 2022
Four Seasons History Club, Moncks Corner, SC