Join us for a panel discussion of A Measure of Belonging: Twenty-One Writers of Color on the New American South, a newly named New York Times Notable Book--featuring editor Cinelle Barnes and contributing essayists Latria Graham and Gary Jackson--introduced by Ellen Malphrus.
Join us online on Sunday, November 8, at 10:30 a.m. for a guided tour of our Pat Conroy Literary Center, led by executive director Jonathan Haupt. This virtual tour will be held as part of our fifth annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival.
Join us on the Pat Conroy Literary Festival's Facebook page for a live-stream of our festival's virtual Open Mic Night, featuring readings by festival presenters--hosted by Vivian Bikulege and presented in partnership with the South Carolina Writers Association.
Exploring the work of poets Robert Hayden, Terrance Hayes, Sonia Sanchez, and others, we will find avenues into writing what we work so hard to keep locked away.
Join us for a local(ish) author panel discussion featuring four authors of recently published new small press books: Rebecca Dwight Bruff, author of the historical novel Trouble the Water (moderator); Donna Keel Armer, author of the travel memoir Solo in Salento; Susan Diamond Riley, author of the YA novel The Sea Turtle's Curse; and, from farther off, special guest Joe Palmer, author of the debut novel A Mariner's Tale.
Join us for a virtual reading with fiction writers Pam Durban, Andrew Geyer, and Valerie Sayers--all inductees into the South Carolina Academy of Authors, the Palmetto State's Literary Hall of Fame
Join us for the annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival Poetry Reading, this year featuring poets Emily Davis-Fletcher (a finalist for the 2019 Sublingua Prize for Poetry), Gary Jackson (author of Missing You, Metropolis), Len Lawson (author of Chime and co-editor of Hand in Hand: Poets Respond to Race), and Elizabeth Robin (author of Where Green Meets Blue and Silk Purses and Lemonade), introduced by USCB Writer in Residence Ellen Malphrus.
Join us live on the Pat Conroy Literary Festival Facebook for readings by young writers from our 2020 Camp Conroy summer camp and the inaugural Ann Head Literary Prize at Beaufort High School.
This workshop will explore the process of linking stories together in such a way as to make the whole of a collection greater than the sum of its parts.