An auditorium packed with authors and books at Fernandina Beach Middle School. Must have been overwhelming to visitors. Some focus needed.
I was interviewed on G.W. Pomichter’s Hangin’ With Web Show. Skype presented a technical challenge. It's available on YouTube.
Lately I've been working with illustrator Marlaena Shannon to produce a children's picture book. The text is a poem I wrote some time ago about a witch who lives at Fairview and is allergic to cats. Marlaena has a way with cats, and you (and your kids) are going to love this book.
ACTING ON POETRY - You don't have to know the difference between free verse, blank verse, and sonnets to choose one and read it aloud for discussion.
HISTORICAL FICTION or FICTIONAL HISTORY - Try your hand at a True-False test with no wrong answers.
PROSE POEMS, or IS IT FLASH FICTION?
Even a college prof can't give you a simple answer.
Information about scheduling is online. The phone number is 803-771-2477.
July 15, 2017
Pelion Branch Library
July 24, 2017
Batesburg Leesville Library
Batesburg Leesville, SC
6:00 - 7:00 PM
I'll discuss the differing cultural traditions
of whites and slaves.
At the Lexington County Museum I met new readers and greeted old friends. My thanks to Director J.R. Fennell.
Mary Mack's art show held at theRed Piano Too Art Galleryon St. Helena Island showcases African American and Gullah heritage. I was one of the guest novelists.
> Savannah Authors Anthology 2014 - short story "Maggie and the Snake." Available on Amazon.
> SC Writers Workshop - notes on writing, Columbia II Chapter Blog.
> The Petigru Review, 2012 - poem "Foreign Origin" available on Amazon.
Book 'Em North Carolina, a book festival held in Lumberton, brings writers and publishers from across the Carolinas. I participated on a Historical Fiction Panel moderated by Steven Byrd.
Copyright Bonnie Stanard
Old trains, cars, and tractors at the Sparkleberry Country Fair, but our book tent was a bit quiet. Too quiet.
Held at the historic Frampton Plantation (Yemassee, South Carolina), the festival had more artisans and writers than visitors.