To All Our Many Friends

From the beginning of time stories have been created and shared as a way to make sense of our world. And we never outgrow the need to hear them.

Many of our donors have shared meaningful and touching stories about Pat, about reading and writing, and about their lives. You will find some of these stories under “Donor Stories” on the menu bar above.

Allow us to introduce you to the  stories of our devoted volunteers as well. See our gift of recognition and meet them in all their glory  on the  Main Menu under “Volunteers”. Then under “About” you’ll meet our talented and hard working staff and our distinguished Boards.

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 and it is going full steam – 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.

 

Featured Events


An Evening with Mark Powell, author of Firebird – at Pat Conroy Literary Center


When: December 9 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Pat Conroy Literary Center

In partnership with NeverMore Books, the Conroy Center will host a reading by award-winning novelist Mark Powell from his new book Firebird on Monday, December 9, at 5:30 p.m. Free and open to the public, the reading will be followed by a book signing...


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Book Club Discussion: SOUTH OF BROAD – Led by Sean Scapellato


When: December 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Pat Conroy Literary Center

The Pat Conroy Literary Center Book Club will read and discuss all twelve of Pat Conroy's published memoirs and novels in order of publication, Each monthly session will be led by a guest discussion leader. Participants are asked to read the books before...


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