Poets Respond to Race

Pat Conroy Literary Center Presents Poets Respond to Race — A Poetry Reading & Community Discussion

This free public event brings together a diverse group of South Carolina’s poets in celebration of the power of the language arts to heal, inspire, and educate in our communities.

Featuring:

  • Poets Respond to Race Founders Al Black and Len Lawson
  • South Carolina Poet Laureate Marjory Wentworth
  • Charleston Poet Laureate Marcus Amaker
  • Beaufort County’s Susan Madison  | Ellen Malphrus | Quitman Marshall

When: Monday, February 20, 2017
5:00–6:30 p.m.

Where: Grace Chapel AME Church
502 Charles St, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902 (get directions)

Marcus Amaker
Marcus Amaker
Susan Madison
Susan Madison
Quitman Marshall
Quitman Marshall
Al Black
Al Black
Ellen Malphrus
Ellen Malphrus
Len Lawson
Len Lawson
Marjory Wentworth
Marjory Wentworth
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This event is funded in part by a grant from the South Carolina Arts Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, and from a generous award from the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation.

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  1. Jennifer Rhodes February 28, 2017 at 1:54 pm - Reply

    One could not predict the warmth and camaraderie that evolved in this setting as these poets read their thoughts aloud. The poetry was poignant and reflective upon events we have all recently shared. An outpouring of love and unity embraced us all by the end of the evening.

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