AUTHOR EVENT: New York Times best-selling author Ron Rash
October 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Date & Time: Friday, October 27, 2023 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT Location: USC Beaufort Center for the Arts | 805 Carteret St., Beaufort, SC 29902 Virtual: None Cost: $10 Registration: Eventbrite Click the “Get Tickets” button and choose desired event.
New York Times best-selling author Ron Rash will discuss his new Korean War-era novel The Caretaker in conversation with USC Beaufort writer in residence Ellen Malphrus. Ticketed, $10. Book signing afterwards. (USC Beaufort Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret St., Beaufort)
About the author:
Ron Rash is the author of the PEN/Faulkner finalist and New York Times bestselling novel Serena, in addition to the critically acclaimed novels The Risen, Above the Waterfall, The Cove, One Foot in Eden, Saints at the River, The World Made Straight, and, most recently, The Caretaker. He is also the author of five collections of poems and seven collections of stories, among them Burning Bright, which won the 2010 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, Nothing Gold Can Stay, a New York Times bestseller, and Chemistry and Other Stories, which was a finalist for the 2007 PEN/Faulkner Award. Three times the recipient of the O. Henry Prize, his books have been translated into seventeen languages. He teaches at Western Carolina University.
About the interviewer:
Ellen Malphrus is a professor of English and the Writer in Residence at USC Beaufort, where she was honored as Professor of the Year in 2022. She is the author of the novel Untying the Moon and numerous poetry and prose pieces appearing in literary journals, scholarly journals, anthologies, and books including Poetry South, Haight Ashbury Review, James Dickey Review, Southern Literary Journal, William & Mary Review, Review of Contemporary Fiction, Weber—the Contemporary West, and Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy.
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The eighth annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival will be held October 26-29, 2023, in beautiful Beaufort, South Carolina. Join us as we honor Pat Conroy’s legacy as student, teacher, and mentor through our 2023 festival.
Presented by the Pat Conroy Literary Center the annual festival will be held as a series of author presentations and panel discussions, writing workshops, exhibits, and virtual tours.
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