The Pat Conroy Center is open Noon – 4pm
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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“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.


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.


601 Bladen Street

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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

Let's talk AI with Linda Lovely

The nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center will host an evening with mystery novelist Linda Lovely, author of A Killer App (An HOA Mystery), on Wednesday, November 29, at 6:00 p.m., at the Conroy Center (601 Bladen St., Beaufort). In keeping with the themes and plot of her newest novel, Linda will also be discussing AI (Artificial Intelligence) and its implications for writers and readers.

book club Prince of Tides

Pat Conroy Book Club: The Pat Conroy Cookbook

November 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center and the award-winning Rhett House Inn will host a monthly book club discussion of Pat Conroy's dozen books in order of publication, moderated by Charlene Spearen and Jonathan Haupt.

evening with Halle Hill

The nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center will host an evening with award-winning writer Halle Hill, author of the newly published story collection, Good Women, on Thursday, December 7, at 5:00 p.m., at the Conroy Center (601 Bladen St.).

Evening with Jesse Blanco

The nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center will host an evening of with Eat It and Like It host Jesse Blanco, author of Savannah Food Crawls, in conversation with food and travel writers Lynn and Cele Seldon.