Margaret Evans is the editor of Lowcountry Weekly, where she has been penning her SC Press Association Award–winning column, Rants & Raves, for over 20 years. She and her husband Jeff also publish The Island News. Margaret’s articles and essays have appeared in magazines and anthologies throughout the South, most recently State of the Heart: South Carolina Writers on the Places They Love, Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy, and Southbound magazine. She is the former editor of Beaufort Magazine and former editorial assistant to novelist Pat Conroy. Margaret loves her family, her cats, her church choir, her book club, her wine, and her backyard songbirds – not necessarily in that order.