Marjory Wentworth

Marjory Wentworth, South Carolina poet laureate and five-time Pushcart Prize nominee, is the author of four collections of verse, the children’s book Shackles (2009 Silver Medal winner in the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards), and Taking a Stand: The Evolution of Human Rights (with Juan E. Mendez). She is coeditor with Kwame Dawes of Seeking: Poetry and Prose Inspired by the Art of Jonathan Green. Wentworth teaches at the Art Institute of Charleston, and she is the president and cofounder of the Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts.

South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to Authors | Saturday May 17th, 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm, Lexington Meeting Room A

Diverse Verse | Sunday May 18th, 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm, Carolina Meeting Room B

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