News Release, College of Southern Maryland

Each semester in December and May, the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) invites the public to hear from contributors to the ‘Connections Literary Magazine’ publication. The magazine is a regional literary journal published twice a year that features the very best poems, stories, artwork and photography of Southern Maryland. Also included is featured material from visiting writers.

Click on the video below to hear from several contributors to the fall Connections as they read their stories and poems, or share the meaning and stories behind their work.

The Connections Literary Series is sponsored by CSM’s English, Communication and Languages Division, and supported by grants from theArts Council of Calvert County,the Charles County Arts Alliance,the St. Mary’s County Arts Councilandthe Maryland State Arts Council.

To view dozens of videos from past and recent CSM literary events, visit the college’s official YouTube Educational Channel, For information about CSM’s Connections Literary Series, visit

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...