Thursday, April 5 from 3:00-4:00 pm at the Waccamaw Library, 41 St. Paul Place, Pawleys Island, SC. Book signing after the reading with tea and homemade confections. Free and open to the public.
Malachi Jones is a senior at Charleston County School of the Arts and has been writing since elementary school. His work has been honored with several scholastic awards culminating this year with a prestigious gold medal writing portfolio. In 2016, he was a finalist for the National Student Poets Program, and, in 2017, his work was published in Rattle's Young Poets Anthology and USC's Student Anthology, Writing South Carolina. In the fall of 2018, he will be attending Columbia University on a full QuestBridge scholarship.
Curtis Derrick is a preacher's son who turned from the pulpit to poetry, winning fellowships from the SC Academy of Authors and SC Arts Commission. A teacher for over four decades, his poetry has appeared in magazines, journals and anthologies.
Co-sponsored by Friends of Waccamaw Library and the Poetry Society of South Carolina.
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