Marjory Wentworth

Adjunct Instructor

Address: Berry, Room 110
Office Hours: Mon 12-1/ Wed/ 11-1:00

MARJORY WENTWORTH’s poems have been nominated for The Pushcart Prize six times. Her books of poetry include Noticing Eden, Despite Gravity, The Endless Repetition of an Ordinary Miracle and New and Selected Poems. She is the co-writer with Juan Mendez of Taking a Stand, The Evolution of Human Rights, co-editor with Kwame Dawes of Seeking, Poetry and Prose inspired by the Art of Jonathan Green, and the author of the prizewinning children’s story Shackles. Her most recent collaborations include We Are Charleston, Tragedy and Triumph at Mother Emanuel, with Herb Frazier and Dr. Bernard Powers and the New York Times best-seller and winner of the 2018 Coretta Scott King Award Out of Wonder, Poems Celebrating Poets with Kwame Alexander and Chris Colderley. Ms. Wentworth teaches at The College of Charleston. She is the poetry editor for Charleston Currents. Her work is included in the South Carolina Poetry Archives at Furman University, and she is the Poet Laureate of South Carolina.