Literature

Literature

Books by South Carolina authors.

Read poetry, folklore, and ghost stories from South Carolina.

SC Poet Laureates

Poetry & Storytelling

  • SC Poetry
    Learn more from the Poetry Society of South Carolina.
  • Tabu Hazel
    Listen to "Superwoman" a spoken word poem by Tabu Hazel.
  • Brer Rabbit Stories
    These stories about Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox are traditionally told aloud.

South Carolina Stories & Language

  • Spoken Gullah
    Learn about the Gullah language and hear an example of spoken Gullah.
  • Gullah Folktales¬†
    Check out these Gullah Tales for folk tales in the Gullah language.
  • Lizard Man: Ghosts and Legends¬†
    Watch a video about the Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp, said to inhabit areas of swampland in and around Lee County.