Polly Gaillard—Emrys’ New Administrative Assistant

Polly GaillardA great introduction to Emrys’ new Administrative Assistant, Polly Gaillard, is through her new exhibition at The Pickens County Museum of Art & History beginning September 6, 2014. Please plan to attend the opening reception from 6:00 until 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 11 to meet the photographer who, through her exhibition, “Polly Gaillard: Framing Family”, asks…

Reading Period For The 32nd Emrys Journal Is Now Open

Submit here through November 1st

Greenville Native Honored by National Student Poets Program

Glenis RedmondCongratulations Glenis! Widely known and loved poet, Glenis Redmond, has been selected as the Senior Poet (mentor) for the National Student Poets Program.
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2014 Emrys Journal Launch

2014-Journal-CoverEmrys has launched the 31st Emrys Journal. Published annually since our organization was founded in 1983, it now receives national and international submissions. This issue includes fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from traditional to experimental. The Journal’s caliber continues to increase, publishing both emerging and established, award-winning writers. Selections in the 2014 Journal range from haunting to hilarious and everything in between.

Emrys Prizewinner Publishes Chapbook

Terresa-HaskewTerresa Haskew‘s new chapbook, Breaking Commandments is a collection of 25 poems including “Ursa Major,” winner of the Emrys 2013 Nancy Dew Taylor First Prize for Poetry. You may purchase Breaking Commandments from Fiction Addiction or from Terresa’s author page on Main Street Rag. You may contact the author at TerresaHaskew@yahoo.com.

SCGSAH Students Published in The Atlantic

James and Deborah Fallows of The Atlantic visited the Governor’s School as part of their on-line series for the magazine. After the visit, Deborah asked the creative writers to contribute essays about their Govie experiences. She has chosen three of the pieces to feature on The Atlantic.com. This is a huge honor for Cameron Messinides, Shelley Hucks and Jackson Trice, students of Scott Gould. Here’s a link to their work on an international stage: The Atlantic