This monthly virtual Open Mic Night is presented on Zoom in a partnership of the South Carolina Writers Association and the Pat Conroy Literary Center. The featured writer for November December is Juan Eugenio Ramirez, author of The Man with Wolves for Hands, winner of the Nilsen Prize for First Novel. Join us live from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 on the Conroy Center's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/1206211220194005 for readings by a pantheon of participating writers from in and beyond our South Carolina Lowcountry. Interested in reading as part of Open Mic? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is not required.
Juan Eugenio Ramirez is the author of The Man with Wolves for Hands, winner of the Nilsen Prize for First Novel and published by Southeast Missouri State University Press in September 2022. Though born in Washington state, Ramirez spent most of his formative years in Florida. Having taught both middle school and high school these past fifteen years, he holds an MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College and a BA from Florida State University. His work has appeared in The Carolina Quarterly, Armchair/Shotgun, and Madcap Review. He currently teaches high school English at St. Francis School, an independent, progressive education school in Louisville, Kentucky.
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