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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. Our featured writer for July is fiction writer T.D. Johnston. Join us live on the Conroy Center’s Facebook page for readings by a pantheon of participating writers from in and beyond our South Carolina lowcountry.

Online with Facebook Live
Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr 30 min

Interested in reading as part of Open Mic? Contact host Brooke McKinney at

We want to build our community of writers and an appreciation for the art and talent of new, emerging, and long-time writers. Thank you for supporting this partnership!

About our featured writer:
T. D. JohnstonT. D. Johnston won the 2017 International Book Award for Best Short Fiction for his debut collection, Friday Afternoon and Other Stories. His short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and literary journals. His second collection, Weeding for Eisenhower, is due out in September. The editor of the Short Story America anthology series of contemporary short stories, he lives in Jacksonville, Florida and Beaufort, South Carolina with his wife, Stacey, daughters Brooke and Taylor, and son Nick.

This program and others like this would not be possible without your financial help for which, as always, Pat Conroy Literary Center gratefully thanks you.
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