CMA Writer-in-Residence Ray McManus
"I’m excited to be working in this capacity with the CMA. So much of my relationship with the museum was forged by the literary programs held here in the past. I’m looking forward to reshaping older programs and creating new ones."
McManus earned his Master of Fine Arts degree in poetry and his doctorate in rhetoric and composition from the University of South Carolina. An associate professor of English at the University of South Carolina in Sumter, McManus teaches creative writing, Irish literature, and Southern literature and has won numerous awards for teaching and scholarship on southern and Irish culture. Learn more.
Contribute Your Verse
Contribute Your Verse is a podcast about creativity, community, and pursuing a career in writing. Our own Ray McManus joined the conversation to reflect on his poetry, the challenges and joys of literary programming, and the evolution of the literary community in South Carolina. Hear the episode now on Apple Podcasts.