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I have been appointed the first ever Poet Laureate of Edgefield South Carolina! The appointment runs from April 2015-April 2017.
Mount Pleasant, SC
James G. Brueggemann is a physician and international volunteer. He has published poems, essays and haiku in journals ranging from Modern Haiku to Minnesota Medicine. After the Night Rain, a collection of his haiku focused on the concept of place, was published in 2014.
Liz Countryman is Writer in Residence at the University of South Carolina and coeditor of the poetry journal Oversound. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, AGNI, The Offing, The Volta, and elsewhere.