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Press Release: Day to Wander and Love the Land

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 Pat Conroy Literary Center will hold its second public program of 2017 on Saturday, March […]

Pat Conroy Literary Center to Host Poets Respond to Race Program

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 Center will host its first public program of 2017 on Monday, February 20 (Presidents Day), […]

The Pat Conroy Literary Center Taps Jonathan Haupt as its First Executive Director

Hundreds of Pat Conroy fans, friends, and family members gathered in Beaufort, SC on Saturday night, October 22 for the closing ceremony of the inaugural Pat Conroy Literary Festival. The program, which took place in the auditorium of the University of South Carolina Beaufort’s Center for the Arts, was intended to share information about the new nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center, formed last April as a living legacy to the beloved writer Pat Conroy (The Great Santini, The Prince of Tides, Beach Music, A Lowcountry Heart, and others), who died of pancreatic cancer on March 4, 2016.

Pat’s widow, novelist Cassandra […]