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Our monthly virtual Open Mic Night is presented in partnership between the Pat Conroy Literary Center and the South Carolina Writers Association. Our featured writer for March is Ciera Horton McElroy, author of the debut novel Atomic Family. 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, March 30, 2023 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr 30 min

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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:
Ciera Horton McElroyCiera Horton McElroy is a novelist and business owner originally from Orlando, Florida. She holds a BA from Wheaton College and an MFA from the University of Central Florida. Her work has appeared in AGNI, Bridge Eight, Iron Horse Literary Review, The Crab Orchard Review, and Saw Palm, among others. She currently lives in St. Louis with her husband and son. Atomic Family is her first novel.

Ciera is also the owner of Clover and Bee Communications, named after an Emily Dickinson poem. She works as a communications strategist on film campaigns and has worked with Sony Pictures, Lionsgate and Kingdom Story Company, and Pure Flix to name a few.

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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