City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs

2021 Literary Arts Touring Grant Recipient

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Recipient Information

Location

Charleston, South Carolina

Project Title

Beth Ann Fennelly

Year of Award

2021

Grant or Fellowship

Literary Arts Touring Grants

Grant Amount

$1,750

Poet Beth Ann Fennelly will visit Charleston from Oxford, Mississippi to kick of the 2020 Free Verse Poetry Festival, presenting a public reading and signing to open the week-long festival at either City Gallery or Cannon Street Arts Center, with the following day used for educational outreach programs in a coordinated school visit facilitated by Charleston's poet laureate, Marcus Amaker.