Congratulations to Randy Spencer for the awards he has received during the summer. As most of you know, Randy is both an accomplished artist and a published author.
Won the Forum Prize from the Poetry Society of South Carolina in May for a poem entitled "Silences"
Received top 2022 award from Kakalak, a literary journal in North Carolina, with a poem about the war in Ukraine, "Ukrainian Anthem"
Kakalak will also publish "Mahamari," a poem that travels across many years back and forth to India
Kakalak will publish "Hook House," a photograph of Randy's painting of the home of the first mayor of Irmo, now an office for Edward Jones
Earlier this year Randy had a prize-winning short story, "Ghost Ship," that came out in "Fall Lines."
Indeed, Randy has had a busy summer!