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Marcus Amaker continues to be an influential triple threat

Heath Ellison

 A man of many talents To say Marcus Amaker is a poet is equal parts understatement and partial truth. He’s proven himself several times over to be an adept electronic musician just as often as he’s cut into the Charleston zeitgeist with his words. And just as he puts words into the air, he’s crafted […]

Marcus Amaker, Charlton Singleton talk justice in music in new series

Holly Malnati

Charleston poet laureate Marcus Amaker and Charlton Singleton of Gullah band Ranky Tanky will release the first three episodes of their new series “Raising the Volume” on Oct. 28.

Marcus Amaker, Chaquis Maliq, Emily Curtis and others announced for new Lowcountry Listens series

Heath Ellison

Lowcountry Listens announced a new round of livestreams from local artists today.

Looking into the shadows with new poem by Marcus Amaker and Asiah Mae upon Calhoun's removal

Marcus Amaker

The Calhoun statue was removed from Marion Square on June 24.

Watch Marcus Amaker's prescient visual poem, "The America I Know Could Use a Good Cry"

Connelly Hardaway

This week local graphic designer, electronic musician and Charleston's poet laureate Marcus Amaker shared one of his recent poems, from his latest collection of poetry The Birth of All Things, "The America I Know Could Use a Good Cry."

READ: Charleston's poet laureate Marcus Amaker writes about 'Star Wars,' war, and memory

Marcus Amaker

Marcus Amaker is Charleston's first poet laureate. He's been writing during this pandemic. He's also been watching Star Wars.

READ: Charleston's poet laureate Marcus Amaker writes about 'Star Wars,' war, and memory

Marcus Amaker

Marcus Amaker is Charleston's first poet laureate. He's been writing during this pandemic. He's also been watching Star Wars.

Along with Marcus Amaker's new book out this week, the poet laureate has plans to publish local authors and students

Connelly Hardaway

This week Charleston's poet laureate, Marcus Amaker, announced his latest project, The Birth of All Things, a 104-page poetry book about everything from battle droids to the black experience.