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The Faith of Pat Conroy, with Jonathan Haupt and Holland Perryman

First Presbyterian Church of Beaufort, SC 410 Church Street, Beaufort, SC

First Presbyterian Church of Beaufort and the nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center will host the special in-person community outreach event, The Faith of Pat Conroy, on Wednesday, May 18, at 6:00 p.m., in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian (410 Church St., Beaufort).

Free

Workshop: Art of Writing Suspense with Kerry Peresta

Online - ZOOM

In this workshop, we will explore how to write a cliff-hanger and how to know when to wrap up a scene. We'll also discuss the importance of complex characters and how to lop off those wonderful setting descriptions and cling to the action. We will discover as writers how to write our own page-turners.

$45

An Evening with William Walsh

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC

Our nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center will host an evening with William Walsh, author of the debut novel Lakewood, on Monday, May 23, at 6:00 p.m. at the Conroy Center (601 Bladen St.).

Free

An Evening with NYT Bestselling Author Matt Goldman

Beaufort Bookstore 2127 Boundary St, Beaufort, SC

Set in our beloved Beaufort, Carolina Moonset, the thrilling new novel from New York Times bestselling author Matt Goldman, will be published on Tuesday, May 31. Join us that evening, at 5:00 p.m., for a launch event at Beaufort Bookstore, presented in partnership with the nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center.

Free

An Evening with Jeyda Bolukbasi

NeverMore Books 910 Port Republic St, Beaufort, SC

NeverMore Books and the nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center will host an evening with teenage novelist Jeyda Bolukbasi, author of The Phoenix--in conversation with Millie Bennett and Jonathan Haupt.

Free

Workshop: Pitching Personal Essays and Op-Eds with Beverly Willett

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen Street, Beaufort, SC

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to craft your pitches for personal essays and op-eds, and lift them out of the slush pile. Op-eds are not just for PhDs, celebrities, and those with discrete technical knowledge. Everyone has an expertise and we’ll explore how to find yours.

$45

Workshop (Part One): Find Your Storyteller’s Voice with Telling Trails

Online - ZOOM

This special pair of workshops is designed to engage with writers and creators searching for their storytelling voice. Instructor Iris Jackson will share experiences from her Telling Trails photos, poems, and writings, providing time for comments and conversation, with the goal of students creating and sharing their own narratives.

$60

Workshop: How to Publish Your Book with Mary T. Jacobs

Online - ZOOM

In this workshop, Mary will share the stories beyond her books, including how she developed and published them. Through Mary's stories of the missteps she took, the lessons she learned, and the approaches which now guide her publishing journey, she will offer advice and guidance for writers seeking to craft and publish their own books.

$45

Workshop (Part Two): Find Your Storyteller’s Voice with Telling Trails

Online - ZOOM

This special pair of workshops is designed to engage with writers and creators searching for their storytelling voice. Instructor Iris Jackson will share experiences from her Telling Trails photos, poems, and writings, providing time for comments and conversation, with the goal of students creating and sharing their own narratives.

$60
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