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Writers Series

In keeping with its strong literary arts legacy, Ashley Hall, alma mater of noted authors such as Madeleine L'Engle '37, Josephine Humphreys '63, Margaret Bradham Thornton '77, Nancy Friday '51 and Alexandra Braid Ripley '51, is proud to offer its Writers Series to the greater Charleston community. Novelists, poets and non-fiction writers share insights on the art and practice of writing.

Distinguished guests to the Series have included Margaret Bradham Thornton '77, Stephen Dunn, Josephine Humphreys, Thomas Lux, Jed Perl, Natasha Trethewey.

2014-2015 Writers' Series

Pictured above poet, Will Schutt talking with Ashley Hall students.


Pictured above author and alumna, Margaret Bradham Thornton '77 discussing her novel Charleston. 

Thank you to those who joined us for this year's Series which featured author and Ashley Hall Alumna, Margaret Bradham Thornton '77 on November 8, 2014 discussing her new book, Charleston and poet, Will Schutt on January 21, 2015 reading from his new collection of work, Westerly. Both events were a terrific success. Stay tuned for information on next year's Writers' Series.