WHHI-TV Interview about March Forth 2019
Karen Wyman of WHHI-TV's North of the Broad interviews Pat Conroy Literary Center executive director Jonathan Haupt about our 3rd annual March Forth day of learning at Penn Center, 3/3/19. See details and register at https://marchforth2019.brownpapertickets.com.
Pat Conroy Literary Center -- Short Video 2019
The Pat Conroy Literary Center honors the writing and teaching life of one of America’s best-loved storytellers, the author of The Water Is Wide, The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline, and The Prince of Tides. An affiliate of the American Writers Museum, an American Library Association Literary Landmark, and TripAdvisor’s top-ranked destination in Beaufort, South Carolina, the Conroy Center is open to the public from noon to 4:00 Thursdays through Sundays—and other times by appointment. Visit us in person at 905 Port Republic Street in downtown Beaufort or online at patconroyliterarycenter.org.
March Forth 2019 -- Pat Conroy Literary Center
Join us for the third annual March Forth day of learning at Penn Center on St. Helena Island, presented by the Pat Conroy Literary Center on Sunday, March third. Featured presenters include New York Times best-selling author Nic Stone, Civil Rights leader and educator Cleveland Sellers and his biographer Adam Parker, and contributing writers to Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy. For a full schedule of events and registration information, visit us online at patconroyliterarycenter.org or https://marchforth2019.brownpapertickets.com.
Visiting Writers Series Conversation with Wiley Cash & Jason Mott | 12/8/18
New York Times bestselling novelists Wiley Cash and Jason Mott shared the stage and a lively conversation about their writing lives and about their newest books--The Last Ballad and The Crossing, respectively. Moderated by Pat Conroy Literary Center executive director Jonathan Haupt, this free , public event was presented in partnership with the Technical College of the Lowcountry on Saturday, December 8, 2018. Part of the Pat Conroy Literary Center's Visiting Writers Series, this program was sponsored in part by South Carolina Humanities, a not-for-profit organization; inspiring, engaging and enriching South Carolinians with programs on literature, history, culture, and heritage. www.patconroyliterarycenter.org.
Our Prince of Scribes: The Portraits | Sketches by Nicole Seitz
Our Prince of Scribes: The Portraits
In the 70 days leading up to the September 18, 2018, publication of Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy, artist, author, and co-editor Nicole Seitz sketched portraits of each of the 67 contributors to the anthology and their inspiration Pat Conroy.
Coupled with brief excerpts from each writer’s corresponding essay, the portraits in this exhibition honor the spirit of generosity exemplified by Pat Conroy and by the pantheon of writers who freely gave their time and remembrances to this project.
Artwork (c) 2018 Nicole Seitz. All rights reserved. Excerpts from Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy, edited by Nicole Seitz and Jonathan Haupt, published by the University of Georgia Press. Sales of Our Prince of Scribes support the educational mission of the nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center. www.patconroyliterarycenter.org
Porch Talk Live with Charles Frazier at the Southern Festival of Books (10/14/18)
Pat Conroy Literary Center executive director Jonathan Haupt interviews NYT best-selling novelist Charles Frazier, author of Varina and Cold Mountain, at the Southern Festival of Books (10/14/18).
Porch Talk Live with Joseph Crespino, Southern Festival of Books (10/13/18)
Pat Conroy Literary Center Executive Director Jonathan Haupt interviews Joseph Crespino, author of Atticus Finch: The Biography, at the Southern Festival of Books (10/13/18).
Third Annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival
Join us for the third annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival this November 1-4, in Beaufort, South Carolina. See details and registration information at www.patconroyliteraryfestival.org
LBCC 2018--Annie Spence & James E. McTeer II
Annie Spence, author of Dear Fahrenheit 451, in keynote conversation with James E. McTeer I, author of Minnow, at the second annual Lowcountry Book Club Convention presented by the Pat Conroy Literary Center. (10/6/18, filmed at the Technical College of the Lowcountry, sponsored by a grant from South Carolina Humanities and a gift from the Pulpwood Queens book club)
Pat Conroy's Reverence for Teaching | OLLI Presentation
As a presentation for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Conroy Center executive director Jonathan Haupt explores best-selling author Pat Conroy’s reverence for the art of teaching and his own legacy as a teacher through informative profiles of representative teachers from Conroy’s formative years as a student at Beaufort High School and through profiles of Conroy's own students at BHS and on Daufuskie Island. Using photos, video and audio clips, and excerpts from published and unpublished writings by and about Conroy, the class will broaden our appreciation for the beloved writer’s great love of teaching and of his adopted home in the lowcountry. www.patconroyliterarycenter.org (Recorded on February 26, 2018, at OLLI's Bluffton classroom, USC Beaufort. All rights reserved; not for use without permission.)