Literary Charleston and the LowcountryAn armchair traveler’s journey through the rich and often surprising history of one of the most intriguing colonial cities in America
The different faces of Charleston, South Carolina, have created curiosity and wonder among writers for centuries. In Literary Charleston and the Lowcountry, Curtis Worthington compiles this intriguing and surprising, first-ever collection of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry selections by thirty-four local and internationally acclaimed authors. It provides a rich tapestry of ...
Contributors include: William Bartram, William Gilmore Simms, Edgar Allen Poe, Henry James, Amy Lowell, Debose Heyward, Josephine Pickney, John Galsworthy, James Dickey, Pat Conroy, Shelby Foote, William Price Fox, Harlan Greene, Josephine Humphreys, Walker Percy, Padgett Powell, Louis D. Rubin Jr., Andy Warhol, and sixteen others.
“Worthington has compiled an astonishing number and kind of writings about our romantic, mysterious and much-loved city.”— Charleston Today
“The literary luminaries populating the anthology are a who’s who of distinguished locals and captivated, occasionally skeptical, visitors.”— Post and Courier
“It’s a charming and novel idea to get into the history and spirit of the place.”— Myrtle Beach Online