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Panel Discussion: Pat Conroy as Beaufort High School Student and Teacher

Beaufort Middle School 2501 Mossy Oaks Rd, Beaufort, SC

Panel discussion of Pat Conroy as Beaufort High School Student and Teacher, to be held at the former BHS (now Beaufort Middle School, 2501 Mossy Oaks Rd.) Panel Members: Pat’s BHS principal William E. Dufford, classmates Alexia Helsley and Stephanie Austin Edwards, and student Valerie Sayers (all now published authors themselves) Moderator: Pat Conroy biographer Catherine Seltzer Free and open to the public. Donations welcome.

Free

Panel discussion: Porch Talk Live

Beaufort Middle School 2501 Mossy Oaks Rd, Beaufort, SC

Porch Talk Live This lively discussion features three of Pat’s friends who were all students and teachers together—experiences Pat was drawing on in his unfinished novel The Storms of Aquarius. To be held at the former BHS (now Beaufort Middle School, 2501 Mossy Oaks Rd.) Panel Members: George Garbade, Mike Jones, and Bernie Schein (Pat’s friends who were all students and teachers together) Moderator: southern writer Janis Owens Discussion Topic: Experiences Pat was drawing on in his unfinished novel The Storms of Aquarius Free and open [...]

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Panel discussion: Lowcountry Local Favorites

USC Beaufort Center for the Arts 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC

Moderator: Lowcountry Weekly publisher and columnist Margaret Evans Panel Members: Lynn Bryant, Stephanie Austin Edwards, Elijah Heyward Jr., and L.K. McCall Discussion Topic: This panel features teachers who write Book signing follows. This is a ticketed event - Buy tickets here  

$10

Panel discussion: Pat Conroy’s Story River Books Novelists

USC Beaufort Center for the Arts 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC

This panel features books with themes of education and learning. Panel Members: Bren McClain, Nicole Seitz, and Deno Trakas Moderator: Novelist Ellen Malphrus Advance registration required, this is a ticketed event - Buy Tickets Here

$10

Panel discussion: Teaching Pat Conroy’s Writing at the Citadel

USC Beaufort Center for the Arts 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC

This panel features Teaching Pat Conroy’s Writing at the Citadel . Panel Members: Citadel English professors Sean Heuston, Michael Livingston, and Lauren Rule Maxwell Moderator: Pat Conroy biographer Catherine Seltzer Advance registration required, this is a ticketed event - Buy Tickets Here

$10

Panel discussion: Citadel Class of 1967 Reunion Discussion

USC Beaufort Center for the Arts 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC

This panel features Citadel Class of 1967 Reunion discussion, featuring Pat Conroy’s Citadel classmates . Panel Members: Scott Graber and John Warley Moderator: Writer and Citadel research fellow Maggie Schein Advanced registration required, this is a ticketed event and includes screening, reunion panel, and reception FRIDAY BUNDLE TICKET: Use this one ticket for 3 events: 1. Movie Screening of the Lords of Discipline 2. Citadel Class of 1967 Reunion Panel Discussion 3. Reception and Book Signing at the Pat Conroy Literary Center Buy Bundle Ticket Here

$45

Panel discussion: Children’s Authors and Artists Panel

USC Beaufort Center for the Arts 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC

This panel features children’s authors and artists followed by a book signing. Panel Members: Melissa Conroy, Florence Minor, and Wendell Minor Moderator: Kim Shealy Jeffcoat, director of the South Carolina Center for Children’s Books and Literacy This is a ticketed event - Buy Tickets here

$10

Panel discussion: Cookbook Author Panel

USC Beaufort Center for the Arts 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC

This panel features Debbi Covington, Nathalie Dupree, Matt and Ted Lee (The Lee Bros.), and Sallie Ann Robinson. A book signing follows. Moderator: Southern writer Ellen Malphrus Ticket information: Advance registration required, ticketed event - Buy Tickets Here

$15

Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy

Tabby Place 913 Port Republic, Beaufort, SC

The new anthology Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy shares the heartfelt remembrances of 67 writers inspired and influenced by Conroy over the arc of their own writing lives. This special dinner event invites guests to share a meal and memories with more than 20 of those contributing writers—including Conroy family members and longtime friends.

$75

Pat Conroy Festival: Before We Were Writers Panel Discussion

Online Virtual Event Online, Beaufort, SC

Broadway dancer. Undercover FBI agent. Urban planner. U.S. Army Special Forces officer. This group of novelists lived interesting lives before deciding to pursue their dreams of becoming fulltime writers.

Free

Pat Conroy Festival Author Event: Remembering Dorothea Benton Frank

Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce 711 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC

As part of the 6th annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival, we will host a panel discussion remembering bestselling and beloved novelist Dorothea Benton Frank and her special friendship with Pat Conroy, featuring contributing writers to Reunion Beach: Cassandra King, Patti Callahan, Marjory Wentworth, and Gervais Hagerty

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