Writers share secrets at literary festival

Lindsay Buchanan, Senior Writer

November 17, 2010

Authors at the Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival gave students, faculty and Florence residents a peek inside the minds of writers during a two-day event recently held at Francis Marion. Through a series of panel discussions,...

Literary festival comes to campus

Lindsay Buchanan, Senior Writer

November 3, 2010

Lovers of literature will gather at Francis Marion Nov. 4 and 5 to enjoy the fifth annual Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival. The event this year will showcase the talents of five nationally-known bestselling authors including...

“The Book Thief” Review

Jessica M. Upchurch, Entertainment Reviewer

November 3, 2010

All through middle school and high school, students are assigned to read books with a World War II setting, and quick to follow is the innocent fascination with the time period and, particularly, with the horrors. (How many...

Professor publishes critical edition of 15th-century poem

Josh Knight, Staff Writer

October 20, 2010

Dr. Ed Eleazer, professor of English at Francis Marion, recently published a critical edition of the 15th-century poem, "The Gast of Gy." The book was released over the summer through Edwin Mellen Press with the title, "The...