Historian Carolyn Day explores one of the strangest fashion trends in history

While pursuing her postgraduate history degree, Dr. Carolyn A. Day kept finding references to tuberculosis as “an easy and beautiful way to die,” which was not in keeping with her understanding of the disease from a medical perspective. 

YA author Kwame Alexander finds the poetry in sports

Alexander will present the closing keynote address at Read Up, Greenville, a daylong festival that celebrates middle-grade and young adult books, authors, and readers.

Clemson grad Dan Leach dishes on debut short story collection

The collection has garnered praise from Southern fiction writer George Singleton, who described “Floods and Fires” as “beautifully written” and “soul-shaking.” Other reviewers have favorably compared Leach’s writing to that of Ron Rash and the late Larry Brown.

YA authors examine unexpected loss, self-harm in latest novels

As part of Read Up Greenville’s yearlong program to celebrate young adult and middle-grade literature, two authors will be in conversation on Saturday to discuss their latest novels and answer questions.

Murder, She Wrote (Again)

Journalist turned preacher and homeless advocate Deb Richardson-Moore writes the second book in her mystery series.

‘The Gatekeeper’ sheds new light on the most powerful woman in FDR’s White House

For most, Marguerite “Missy” LeHand isn’t a well-recognized name from American history.

Emrys launches 2017 journal and looks ahead to reaching young and new writers

The writers’ group Emrys will launch its 34th literary journal, featuring poetry and prose from 12 different states and two countries. The journal’s outreach is wide and long, and now the writing group wants to expand its reach within Greenville — seeking young writers and writers in underserved communities. Emrys editors and judges read 236 submissions from […]

Ode to Joy

Appalachian author David Joy pushes into the darkest parts of humanity in search of the light

That ’70s Game

Era of Borg and Connors is the backdrop for Judy Fogarty’s debut novel “Breaking and Holding”

Tales of Tigers and Cadillacs for Clemson and USC fans

You don’t necessarily have to bleed orange to appreciate this fascinating collection of “tales behind the tails.”

Fero tells tales of boomers on the road

“I had this story in my head for a long time and I said, ‘I need to see if I can write this,’”

Greenville bookstores to conjure up magic with ‘Harry Potter’ release

Fans still waiting for a Hogwarts acceptance letter to arrive in the mail can experience the magic of “Harry Potter” once again.