October Artist of the Month
October 5-8

Marcus Amaker

Charleston, SC

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about Marcus Amaker

Marcus Amaker is the first Poet Laureate of Charleston, South Carolina and a recipient of the state’s Governor’s Arts Award, as well as an Academy of American Poets fellow. A modern-day Renaissance Man, he’s also an electronic musician, an opera librettist, a graphic designer, and mentor to students. His poetry has been recognized by The Kennedy Center, The Washington Post, American Poets Magazine, The Washington National Opera, NPR, The Chicago Tribune, and many other publications. Marcus has recorded three albums with a Grammy award-winning drummer and producer and contributed a poem to a Grammy-nominated album. He has written nine books, the latest, Black Music, is now available from Free Verse Press.

Wednesday October 05, 2022 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Power of the Pen Welcome Reception

May River Chapel / FLOW Gallery + Workshop

Join us at May River Chapel as we welcome Marcus Amaker, the first Poet Laureate of Charleston, SC. The evening will feature light hors d’oeuvre and beverages while Marcus reads selections from his books. Spend the evening getting to know Marcus, enjoying his music, and checking out his books and vinyls

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