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Canceled An Evening with Patricia Foster

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC, United States

CANCELED: This scheduled event has been canceled due to the presenter's COVID diagnosis. We regret the inconvenience to those who have registered.

Free

An Evening with Quitman Marshall, author of Swampitude

Beaufort Bookstore 2127 Boundary St, Beaufort, SC, United States

Beaufort Bookstore and the nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center will host an evening with poet and writer Quitman Marshall, author of Swampitude: Escapes with the Congaree, on Monday, November 27, at 5:00 p.m. at the Beaufort Bookstore (2127 Boundary St #15, Beaufort).

Free

An Evening with Linda Lovely, author of A Killer App

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC, United States

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.

Free

Pat Conroy Book Club: The Pat Conroy Cookbook

The Rhett House Inn 1009 Craven St., Beaufort, SC, United States

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.

$10

An Evening with Halle Hill, author of Good Women

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC, United States

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.).

Free

Workshop: When the “Heat of Feeling Warms the Intellect” Led by Jacquelyn Markham

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC, United States

In this generative workshop, we will draw on guidance from poets Denise Levertov and Mary Oliver, as we explore different containers for our experiences. We will move from organic form through free verse to formal patterns, such as the cinquain and rondeau, to see our experiences take shape in new ways.

$45

December 2023 Open Mic Night

Sandies 711 Bladen St., Beaufort, SC, United States

Our monthly Open Mic Night is presented in partnership between the Pat Conroy Literary Center, and the South Carolina Writers Association.

Free

An Evening with Colleen Coble, author of Fragile Designs, and Rhonda McKnight, author of The Thing About Home

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC, United States

The nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center will host an evening of conversation with visiting novelists Colleen Coble, author of Fragile Designs, and Rhonda McKnight, author of The Thing About Home, on Wednesday, January 3, at 5:00 p.m., at the Conroy Center (601 Bladen St., Beaufort).

Free

January 2024 Open Mic Night

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC, United States

Our monthly Open Mic Night is presented in partnership between the Pat Conroy Literary Center, and the South Carolina Writers Association.

Free

An Evening with novelist Johnathon Scott Barrett, author of Ship Watch

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC, United States

The nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center will host an evening with raconteur and writer Johnathon Scott Barrett, author of the debut novel Ship Watch, on Friday, January 12, at 5:00 p.m., at the Conroy Center (601 Bladen St., Beaufort).

Free

Workshop: Fiction Writing Led by Scott Gould

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC, United States

This course is designed to 1) discover something tucked away in your memory that’s story-worthy, and 2) start telling some lies about it.

$40

An Evening with Scott Gould in conversation with Mindy Friddle

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC, United States

The nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center will host an evening with visiting award-winning fiction writer Scott Gould, author of Idiot Men: Short Stories, in conversation with fellow award-winning writer Mindy Friddle, on Saturday, January 20, at 5:00 p.m., at the Conroy Center (601 Bladen St., Beaufort).

Free

Pat Conroy Book Club: South of Broad

The Rhett House Inn 1009 Craven St., Beaufort, SC, United States

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.

$10

An Evening with novelist Pam Webber, author of Life Dust

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC, United States

The nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center will host an evening with award-winning novelist Pam Webber author of the historical novel Life Dust, on Friday, January 26, at 5:00 p.m., at the Conroy Center (601 Bladen St., Beaufort). Free and open to the public.

Free

February 2024 Open Mic Night

Online - Facebook Live

Our monthly Open Mic Night is presented in partnership between the Pat Conroy Literary Center, and the South Carolina Writers Association.

Free

Workshop: Editing Basics for Authors, Led by Leslie Rindoks

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC, United States

In this workshop, participants will come to love their inner editors and learn that editing can be fun. We’ll begin by looking first at other writers’ work, then move on to participants’ work.

$40

Workshop: Linked Poetry: Traditional and New Approaches

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC, United States

Linked Poetry: Traditional and New Approaches is a poetry workshop for writers of all levels and ages who are looking to collaborate! We will begin with haiku writing exercises and build different styles of linked poems step by step. It is a highly interactive, hands-on workshop. Come with a writing partner or on your own.

$40
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