To All Our Many Friends

Our Pat Conroy Literary Center has reopened to the public for in-person tours and a limited number of in-person events. Please keep in mind these safety precautions when planning your visit:

For your safety and ours, please…

  1. Wear a mask. Face coverings are required of all guests and volunteers.
  2. Limit attendance to no more than 8 guests in our interpretive center at one time.
  3. Practice social distancing of 6 feet or more away from guests and volunteers.
  4. Use the hand sanitizer provided.
  5.  Sign our guest book.

Interpretive Center Visitor Hours:

  • The Center is on its regular schedule you see at the very, very top of this page. That schedule is also down the page beneath the large video graphic – you can’t miss the schedule shown on these two places on this HOME page…!!!

For all EVENTS please go to top menu “Events” then  “Monthly Calendar” – you’ll  easily find your way…  Or click here to take you there…

Please follow this space for future announcements about the Pat  Conroy Literary Center

VISION

“Every voice mattered to my dad.”
-Jessica Conroy

Inspired by the life and work of writer and mentor Pat Conroy, we envision a global community where every voice matters and where sharing our stories fosters greater empathy and understanding in our lives.

MISSION

The Pat Conroy Literary Center nurtures a diverse community of writers, readers, teachers, and students by offering educational programs and special events that celebrate the transformative power of story, expanding our impact through collaborations with local and national partners.

The Pat Conroy Literary Center has been designated a Literary Landmark by American Library Association. Click here to see the press release on this wonderful recognition… Also the American Writers Museum recognizes our center as an affiliate. Click here for the press release on this great honor…

Welcome! Our series of literary events and programs has begun… see “Events” tab. Join in the conversation. We hope you’ll stop by often.

Your support now and in the future means everything.

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Your financial support is essential to secure the Center’s future and to allow its influence to grow. Please donate, volunteer and see what a difference you can make. Learn More…

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The Pat Conroy Literary Center is open to the public from Thursday through Sundays from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Other times available by appointment. (This schedule is the Center regular schedule but please check the white box at the top where changes triggered  by the current pandemic may occur to our schedule…)

Featured Events

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED. FOLLOW OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION. Why are book reviews so important? Where should readers post them in support of writers and books they want to champion? What is the best way to write a review? What should a book review say and how should it say it? How do reviews posted by readers compare to reviews published in newspapers, magazines, and journals? How does someone become a professional book reviewer?

workshop writing as expression of the soul

We will create a safe space to express your Self through prose, haiku, narrative poetry, to do lists, etc. This is your time to explore the information you withhold, consciously and unconsciously; freeing your inner voice, walking, and breathing into freedom.

Open Mic Night

May 2021 Open Mic Night

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Our monthly virtual Open Mic Night is hosted by Brooke McKinney and presented in partnership between the Pat Conroy Literary Center and the South Carolina Writers Association. 

start your facebook book club

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED. FOLLOW OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION. Join Write Review founder Annie McDonnell for a Facebook Live discussion of how to start your own Facebook Book Club.