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Readings set for “Archive,” new anthology of South Carolina poetry

Readings from "Archive" take place in Travelers Rest, Greenville and Charleston during August and September. Image courtesy of iStock.com

Furman University James B. Duke Library has announced several poetry readings featuring poets from the newly-published anthology “Archive: South Carolina Poetry Since 2005.”

“Archive” is published by The Ninety-Six Press and is edited by Gil Allen, Jeffrey Makala and Bill Rogers.

The first of three scheduled readings from “Archive” takes place 2-3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18 at The Hungry Drover, 2601 Tigerville Road in Travelers Rest. Food and drink will be available for sale during the event.

Said Furman University Special Collections Librarian and Archivist Jeffrey Makala, “Each reading will have an ever-changing array of some of the 46 contemporary South Carolina poets featured in the anthology.”

Published earlier this year by Ninety-Six Press, “Archive” is edited by retired Furman English professors Gil Allen and Bill Rogers, and Makala.

Featured readers for the Aug. 18 event include Gil Allen, Claire Bateman, Kimberly Simms Gibbs, Terri McCord, Ron Moran, Brian Slusher, Nancy Dew Taylor, and Ceille Baird Welch. Makala will moderate the reading and will have copies of “Archive” on hand for purchase.

Other readings are slated throughout the state. A reading at the Peace Center is set for 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20. The event is part of the Peace Voices poetry series and is free and open to the public.

In Charleston, a reading will be held 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22 at Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King Street.

For more information, contact Jeffrey Makala at the James B. Duke Library, 864-294-2714, and jeffrey.makala@furman.edu.

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