Workshop: Pat Conroy – The Book Collector

2018-08-16T11:50:52-04:00By |

Learn how Pat Conroy became a book collector and what you need to know to become one too. Immortalized in Conroy’s My Reading Life, Cliff Graubart of the Old New York Book Shop treats you to the ins and outs of collecting, how to spot a first edition, and the pitfalls to avoid when...

Thrilling Fiction of Families and Friendships

2018-08-16T11:10:13-04:00By |

Southern-based novelists F. Rutledge Hammes (author of A Curious Matter of Men with Wings), Melissa Ginsburg (Sunset City), Chris Offutt (Country Dark), Brian Panowich (Bull Mountain), and moderator Ellen Malphrus (Untying the Moon) will discuss the sometimes dark...

Joseph Monte in Conversation with Catherine Seltzer

2018-10-23T18:55:10-04:00By |

I took one crown jewel from my Jesuit immersion at Gonzaga High School. When the scholarly, charismatic Joseph Monte walked into [our classroom] that first day, he radiated an owl-like authority and a passion for literature I’d never come across…. He brought his love of books and words and fine writing to u...

Beaufort Tours Presents: Pat Conroy’s Beaufort ( November 3)

2018-08-16T12:17:12-04:00By |

Presented in partnership with the Pat Conroy Literary Center, Beaufort Tours will offer van tours of Pat Conroy's Beaufort during the third annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival--and year-round. See Pat Conroy’s Beaufort in this 90-minute tour of sites from Pat’s writing life—including the high school where he was a student during his junior and senior years and where he later taught for two years before going to Daufuskie Island, homes in the historic Point where Pat lived and wrote, sites related to his teachers and friends, his parents’ grave site...