As of the fall 2017 issue, Keith Lee Morris will assume the General Editorship of The South Carolina Review, Clemson’s flagship literary journal. Since 1968, The South Carolina Review has published fiction, poetry, interviews, unpublished letters and manuscripts, essays, and reviews from literary giants such as Joyce Carol Oates and Kurt Vonnegut as well as eminent critics such as Cleanth Brooks and Marjorie Perloff. SCR has grown steadily in all aspects since it was first published at Furman University in 1968 and subsequently moved to Clemson University in 1973. SCR will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary volume in 2018.
Keith Lee Morris has published three novels: The Greyhound God (University of Nevada Press, 2003), The Dart League King (Tin House Books, 2008), and Traveler’s Rest (Little, Brown and Company, 2016) as well as two collections of short stories, The Best Seats in the House and Other Stories (University of Nevada Press, 2004) and Call It What You Want (Tin House Books, 2010). Morris is Professor of Creative Writing at Clemson and the founder of the hugely successful annual Clemson Literary Festival. Morris previously served as the Fiction Editor of SCR.