2014 Emrys Journal Launch

2014-Journal-CoverEmrys is launching 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.

Upcountry Muse – an evening of Performing Arts

Join Upstate Forever for an exciting performing arts fundraiser hosted by the Greenville Fine Arts Center on Thursday, April 24th at 7:00 PM. The dance and musical compositions — all on themes of the outdoors — were created specially to be premiered at this event. After the program there will be art for sale from Fine Arts Center students and faculty. Find more information about the pieces being performed and purchase your tickets on the Upcountry Muse website. Thursday, April 24, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Greenville Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, 102 Pine Knoll Dr. Greenville, SC

Writing In Place Conference

The annual Writing in Place conference will be held on the Wofford College campus (see map) July 11-13, 2014. Classes are available in poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. Registration is now open. Details here…

SCAA Showcases 2014 Inductees

On April 25th, the South Carolina Academy of Authors will present 2014 inductees, Gil Allen and John Lane, reading from their work. A variety of events will take place in Greenville and Fountain Inn, including readings by previous Academy inductees, George Singleton and Terrance Hayes. Complete schedule here…

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