Celebrating Pulitzer Novelist Julia Peterkin

This is the final program in the From the Jazz Age to the Digital Age: Pulitzer Prize Winners in South Carolina limited television series airing on SCETV. Produced in collaboration with South Carolina Humanities, three half-hour programs were taped in front of studio audiences on March 30 – April 1. They will air on successive Thursdays in May and be available for viewing online.

This fascinating discussion examines the significance and lasting impact of the late Julia Peterkin, South Carolina’s only recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in literature. Panelists include Gayla Jamison, producer/director of the documentary Cheating the Stillness: The World of Julia Peterkin; Peterkin scholar Dr. Margaret Washington of Cornell University; and Peterkin biographer Susan Millar Williams, author of “The Devil and a Good Woman Too.”

“Celebrating Pulitzer Novelist Julia Peterkin” will air on SCETV at 8:00 p.m.


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