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Pat Conroy Literary Center – Children’s Book Fair (Press Release)

2018-10-22T18:13:40+00:00By |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Maura Connelly, 843-379-7025
maura@patconroyliterarycenter.org

 

PAT CONROY CHILDREN’S BOOK FAIR
Saturday, October 13th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Santa Elena History Center, 1501 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC

BEAUFORT, SC – The Pat Conroy Literary Center will host a Children’s Book Fair  Saturday, October 13, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at Santa Elena History Center, 1501 Bay Street. One of Pat’s passions in life was to turn every child into an avid reader, and this day is dedicated to fostering a life-long companionship with books.

The event […]

Camp Conroy: Build a Book

2018-09-21T14:05:41+00:00By |

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Contact: Maura Connelly, 843-379-7025
maura@patconroyliterarycenter.org

INTRODUCING CAMP CONROY: BUILD A BOOK

Offering Young Creators the Opportunity to Produce an Illustrated Book

BEAUFORT, SC – Camp Conroy: Build A Book, a new initiative of the nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center, is a two-week summer camp to be held June 18–29, Monday–Friday, 8am–4pm. Offered in partnership with the Technical College of the Lowcountry, the program will provide campers, age 11 to 15, with a hands-on program of book building from start to finish. This […]

Third Annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival

2018-04-08T18:54:49+00:00By |

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Contact: Jonathan Haupt, 843-379-7025
jonathan@patconroyliterarycenter.org

Dates Set for November 2–4, 2018 | Beaufort, South Carolina

BEAUFORT, SC—The third annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival will be held in Conroy’s beloved Beaufort, South Carolina, this November 2–4. This year’s festival theme will address a trio of foundations central to Conroy’s writing life, and indeed to all of southern literature and culture: Faith, Family & Friendship. In his timeless fiction and memoirs, Conroy’s evolving sense of self was interwoven in his questioning of religion, his conflicted familial […]

Conroy Center Presents: An Evening of Stories and Songs with Lee Smith, Jill Mccorkle & Marshall Chapman

2017-11-09T16:22:16+00:00By |

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Contact: Maura Connelly, 843-379-7025
maura@patconroyliterarycenter.org

 

CONROY CENTER PRESENTS: AN EVENING OF STORIES AND SONGS WITH LEE SMITH, JILL MCCORKLE & MARSHALL CHAPMAN

BEAUFORT, SC — Presented by the Pat Conroy Literary Center, An Evening of Stories & Songs with Lee Smith, Jill McCorkle & Marshall Chapman will be an unforgettable teaming of three larger-than-life performers, all bringing unique literary gifts to the USCB Center for the Arts stage on Friday, December 15, 6:30 p.m. The three women have performed many times together and […]

Conroy Center To Host First Lowcountry Book Club Convention

2017-11-08T13:02:12+00:00By |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Maura Connelly, 843-379-7025
maura@patconroyliterarycenter.org

 

CONROY CENTER TO HOST FIRST LOWCOUNTRY BOOK CLUB CONVENTION, DECEMBER 15 AT TECHNICAL COLLEGE OF LOWCOUNTY

BEAUFORT, SC — “Reading is the most rewarding form of exile,” Pat Conroy wrote in his 2010 memoir My Reading Life. What better way to share a book than with others who have also ventured on the same journey, marveled at the same landscape, been awed by the same art. The Pat Conroy Literary Center will host the first Lowcountry Book Club […]

Pat Conroy Literary Center Designated a Literary Landmark by American Library Association

2017-11-02T15:22:28+00:00By |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jonathan Haupt | 843-379-7025
jonathan@patconroyliterarycenter.org

PAT CONROY LITERARY CENTER DESIGNATED A LITERARY LANDMARK BY THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

BEAUFORT, SC – The Pat Conroy Literary Center opened its doors to the public in October 2016 during the first annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival. Following a year of robust educational programming in and beyond the Center’s home in Beaufort, SC, the American Library Association (ALA) has honored the literary center with a national recognition. At an October 20th reception held during the second annual […]

Pat Conroy Literary Center an Affiliate of American Writers Museum

2017-11-02T19:13:31+00:00By |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jonathan Haupt | 843-379-7025
jonathan@patconroyliterarycenter.org

PAT CONROY LITERARY CENTER IS AN AFFILIATE OF AMERICAN WRITERS MUSEUM

The Pat Conroy Literary Center is proud to announce that we have been selected as an affiliate of the American Writers Museum–the first site in South Carolina to receive this national designation. “For our Conroy Center to be approved as an AWM affiliate on the basis of our first year’s worth of public programming and operations speaks volumes about all that we are doing […]

Press Release: Day to Wander and Love the Land

2017-02-21T15:52:54+00:00By |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PR Contact: Jonathan Haupt
jonathan@patconroyliterarycenter.org

March Forth/ March Fourth: A Day to Wander and Love the Land

Saturday, March 4th, 9:00 am–5:00 pm

“Place and land and nature: how we tie these things together is critical to our sense of self-purpose and our fit in the world. They are the trinity. This is true for people everywhere, but nowhere is it truer than in the South.”

J. Drew Lanham, excerpt from The Home Place:

Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature

Penn Center, St. Helena Island: The […]

Poets Respond to Race

2017-02-14T20:35:51+00:00By |

Pat Conroy Literary Center Presents Poets Respond to Race — A Poetry Reading & Community Discussion

This free public event brings together a diverse group of South Carolina’s poets in celebration of the power of the language arts to heal, inspire, and educate in our communities.
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Pat Conroy Literary Center to Host Poets Respond to Race Program

2017-11-02T14:46:18+00:00By |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PR Contact: Jonathan Haupt
jonathan@patconroyliterarycenter.org

PAT CONROY LITERARY CENTER TO HOST POETS RESPOND TO RACE PROGRAM FEATURING SEVEN ACCOMPLISHED SOUTH CAROLINA POETS

 “In the vast repository of language, the poets never shout at you when you pass them by. Theirs is a seductive, meditative art. They hand you a file to cut your way out from any prison of misrule…. The poets of the world occupy a place of high honor in my city of books.”—Pat Conroy, My Reading Life

BEAUFORT, SC — The Pat Conroy Literary […]