Monthly Archives: March 2016

New column: “The college kids are just fine”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about what it’s like being a college professor, teaching writing, college students, my old college profs, and my experiences conducting creative writing workshops just last week. I hope y’all enjoy, and … Continue reading

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What will we do without Pat Conroy?

This week’s column in The Greenville News is in memory¬†of beloved South Carolina author Pat Conroy, who passed away very recently due to pancreatic cancer. There was no question, when it came time to write my next column, that it … Continue reading

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New column: “Celebrating women’s history in our own words”

This week’s column in The Greenville News is an homage to the ladies, because it’s National Women’s History Month! The column is filled with, among other things, some of my favorite quotes from some of my favorite women. Hoorah for … Continue reading

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Dear South Carolina – Love, Pat Conroy

By now, most of you know that South Carolina lost its native son, writer Pat Conroy, only this week to pancreatic cancer. Devastated, I’ve combed the Internet over the past several days for different obituaries and tributes to him. Today, … Continue reading

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New column: “What price is civility?”

This week’s column in The Greenville News asks the question, “What price are we willing to place on civility?” ¬†Along with some advice from my grandmama. To read, click here.

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Quick link to a recent article at CampPage.com

Hi, all, I’ve started a new freelance gig, writing posts for CampPage, which is a web site with a treasure trove of information about summer camps across the country. My first post is up today, and it’s about Camp High … Continue reading

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