Award-winning author and storyteller Tally Johnson will tell true ghost stories from the rich history and folklore of South Carolina, as well as from his personal experiences, with “South Carolina Ghost Lore.” This performance is free and open to all ages.
Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Spartanburg Methodist College and Wofford College with degrees in history. He is the author of Ghosts of the South Carolina Upcountry, Ghosts of the South Carolina Midlands, Ghosts of the Pee Dee (all for The History Press) and he also has a story in An Improbable Truth: The Paranormal adventures of Sherlock Holmes (from Mocha Memoirs Press). His newest release is an anthology of Southern Gothic ghost fiction titled Creek Walking from Falstaff Books. Mr. Johnson was also the recipient of the first Caldwell Sims Award for Excellence in Southern Folklore from the USC-Union Upcountry Literary Festival, where he is a long time presenter.
The Starburst Storytellers’ Festival is presented by the Friends of the Anderson County Library.