SOA Writers and Families, On Tuesday, October 18th at 6:30pm the College of Charleston will host 2015 MacArthur Fellowship winner Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of Between the World and Me. Presenting a lecture titled “A Deeper Black: Race in America,” Coates
Nationally renowned poet, editor and teacher, Ginger Murchison, visited the 8th and 9th grade creative writing classes on Thursday, September 8th. Murchison presented a lecture called “Grammar: the Way to Intensity in Poems.” While the students were initially hesitant and
The list of new SOA Creative Writing Booster club officers for 2016-2017 has been posted. If there’s something you or your student need or would like to help with, please let a member of the Booster club know.
What to Bring sleeping bag and pillow wash cloth and towel long distance calling card (cell phones barely work from this location) comfortable walking shoes (hiking shoes or tennis shoes) warm layers of clothing, including jacket/sweater/fleece/sweatshirt (according to the
In an effort to incite an empathy revolution in our own hometown and, perhaps a little less hyperbolic, continue the fruitful dialogue that began this summer, the SOA Creative Writing Department and the North Charleston High School English Department coordinated
Ms. DeTiberus arranged for the SOA Creative Writing program to have two fantastic guest poets last week. Richard Garcia Nationally renowned poet and Antioch College MFA Professor, Richard Garcia, visited the 8th grade creative writing class on Friday, April 8.
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June 18-25, SOA’s Danielle DeTiberus will lead a writing and yoga retreat in Costa Rica. It’s open to the public and designed for all levels of writers and yogis. For more information please visit the Pura Vida retreat calendar or
The verdict is in, and 19 of our creative writers have just a grand total of 22 National Scholastic Writing Awards! The majority of these students will be invited to attend this year’s awards ceremony at Carnegie Hall. Please join
The Creative Writing program is so very proud of the many efforts and accomplishments of its graduates. Savannah Miller is a great example. Emory University recently published a story about a recent SOA graduate “Savannah Miller: Saying Yes to Environmental