Each year, the Converse College English Department’s Creative Writing Program invites distinguished writers to the campus. Through the Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Visiting Writer Series, the authors are invited to give readings and meet informally with writing and literature students. On November 13, Susan Ludvigson and Scott Ely will visit with students in the Cleveland Hall Alumnae House at 7:30 p.m. There is no admission charge and the general public is invited.
Susan Ludvigson is the author of seven collections of poetry, including Sweet Confluence: New and Selected Poems (LSU Press). Her work has appeared in such magazines as Poetry, The Georgia Review, The Gettysburg Review and Shenandoah. She lives in South Carolina and the French Pyrenees, and teaches at Winthrop University.
Scott Ely is author two novels and two short story collections including Overgrown with Love, and The Angel in the Garden. Individual stories have appeared in The Southern Review, American Short Fiction, The Gettysburg Review, and The Georgia Review. He is a professor of English at Winthrop University.