News 2017-02-14T20:38:38+00:00

Pat Conroy Literary Center 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 here in Beaufort and beyond to continue Pat Conroy’s literary legacy.” said Conroy Center executive director Jonathan Haupt. “It’s a tremendous honor for everyone who […]

Poets Respond to Race

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.

Newberry Opera House hosts event for Pat Conroy Literary Center

patandsandra_ondeck_mIn partnership with the Pat Conroy Literary Center, the Newberry Opera House is proud to present a special night in honor of the late Southern icon Pat Conroy. The evening will feature Conroy’s widow and fellow novelist Cassandra King interviewed by author and ETV radio host Walter Edgar. The event will be recorded for Walter Edgar’s Journal on SC ETV Radio. A portion of the ticket will benefit to the new Pat Conroy Literary Center.

Please choose a ticket that includes a copy of Pat Conroy’s new book A Lowcountry Heart. Final words and […]

Pat Conroy Literary Festival 2016 and Center “Soft” Opening

The Pat Conroy Literary Center invites you to attend our OPEN HOUSE hours during the Historic Beaufort Foundation's Fall Festival Weekend. Meet Pat Conroy's Daufuskie Island student Sallie Ann Robinson; and four of his Story River Books writers, Ellen Malphrus, Bernie Schein, Maggie Schein, and John Warley; and newly named Literary Center executive director Jonathan Haupt.