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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 October is novelist and Write on SC radio host Kasie Whitener. 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, October 14, 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:
Kasie WhitenerGenX fiction writer Kasie Whitener hosts a radio show called “Write On SC,” and a weekly Twitter chat called #wschat. Her debut novel, After December, was a finalist for the National Indie Excellence Awards in 2020 and her second novel, Before Pittsburgh, releases August 2021. Whitener is a recipient of the 2021 Fresh Voices in the Humanities Award and has delivered workshops for the South Carolina Writers Association, Pat Conroy Literary Center, Winter Wheat Festival, Fairfax County Public Library, and the South Carolina Book Festival.

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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