Illuminations, a contemporary writing magazine edited at the College of Charleston, has a new editor. Meg Scott-Copses, who teaches composition and poetry at CofC, is taking over for Simon Lewis, who’s served as editor since 1985. A free launch party for the new issue will take place at Blue Bicycle Books on Thurs. July 28 at 6 p.m. Founding editor Peter McMillan is the event’s featured speaker. See more at spinner.cofc.edu/illuminations.