Winslow Hastie is a senior in the Creative Writing program at the Charleston County School of the Arts in Charleston, South Carolina. Living in Charleston for most of his life, he has learned to love and appreciate the outdoors and finds inspiration in the landscape and wildlife around him in the South Carolina Lowcountry. He enjoys using poetry as a medium to articulate and convey imagery, in particular to recreate vivid images from the natural world.
12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Capitol Park Event Center, Meeting Room
The National Student Poets Program: Celebrating 10 Years of Youth Poetry and Service
with Jesse Begay, Winslow Hastie, Emily Igwike, Vidhatrie Keetha, Diane Sun, and moderators Hannah Jones and Dennis Nangle
1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Cavalier House Booksellers Tent
2022 National Student Poet, Southeast Region
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