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Press Releases2017-02-08T18:14:29+00:00

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

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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 is free and open to the public, sponsored by local businesses Motor City Pops, Stephen […]

Camp Conroy: Build a Book

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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 nature-inspired, collaborative experience includes research, exploration, and interpretation of the natural world. Participants will engage […]

Third Annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival

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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 entanglements, and his stalwart belief in the fellowship of his tribe of friends. In multifaceted […]

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

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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 share an on-stage feel-good collaboration that has been deemed a meeting of “Dixie divas.” As […]

Conroy Center To Host First Lowcountry Book Club Convention

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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 Convention on Friday, December 15, in MacLean Hall (bldg. 12) on the Technical College of […]

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

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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 Festival, executive director Jonathan Haupt announced that the literary center was newly […]