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Poet, political activist coming to the Writers’ Forum

Laurinburg, N.C. - Poet, political activist and professor Ed Madden will be featured at the Writers’ Forum Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Ronald H. Bayes Writers’ Forum Lounge in Orange Residence Hall of the University campus.

An associate professor of English and Women’s Studies at the University of South Carolina, Madden’s Ph.D. in literature is from the University of Texas in Austin. He has been a writer in residence at both the Riverbanks Botanical Gardens in Columbia, S.C., and Fort Moultrie in Charleston, S.C., as part of the state’s African American Heritage Corridor project.

He has been secretary, vice president and president of the South Carolina Gay and Lesbian Pride Movement. In addition to writing numerous editorials advocating gay liberation, he also serves as executive producer of Rainbow Radio: The REAL Gay Agenda, a South Carolina based, gay themed radio talk show.

For more information about the Writers' Forum, creative writing or the St. Andrews Press, call 910-277-5310, or email press@sapc.edu.

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