Angelo Geter is an award-winning poet, educator, author and performance artist based in Rock Hill, South Carolina. He currently serves as the Poet Laureate of Rock Hill and is a 2020 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. Geter is a 2018 National Poetry Slam champion, Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam finalist, Southern Fried Regional Poetry Slam finalist and the founder/director of One Word Poetry Festival. His work has appeared on All Def Poetry, Charleston Currents, Gratefulness.com, and the Academy of American Poets “Poem a Day” series. His debut collection More God Than Dead was released in June 2022.
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 October is Angelo Geter, Poet Laureate of Rock Hill (SC) and author of More God Than Dead. Join us live from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 on the Conroy Center’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/564424731808167 for readings by a pantheon of participating writers from in and beyond our South Carolina Lowcountry. Interested in reading as part of Open Mic? Contact@patconroyliterarycenter.org. Registration not required.