Bluffton Book Festival!

The Bluffton Book Festival is a 2-day event scheduled to take place on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 5:30-8pm* and Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 10am-4pm. Friday evening event is a ticketed event with limited attendance. Ticket information to come. Saturday’s event is free to the public and will take place in Historic Old Town […]

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What’s Coming Up for Readers and Writers in the Lowcountry?

It’s been an incredibly busy month for LILA as we’ve been working towards new programming, a spiffy new calendar and… our newest member benefit – our very own LILA online bookstore! We hope to see you at an upcoming event, and stay tuned because we have more announcements waiting in the wings for May and […]

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Lowcountry Author Video!

Thanks to LILA board member Marcus Amaker for this highlight video of LILA’s first-ever Lowcountry Author Book Signing and Sale. Thanks to everyone’s efforts we now have the funding to create 9 out of 10 of our goal Little Free Libraries… Stay tuned for more as we schedule the build and pick the locations! Happy […]

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Authors Signe Pike and Bernard Cornwell to Appear on Lowcountry LIVE Thursday!

Authors Signe Pike and Bernard Cornwell will appear on Lowcountry LIVE to talk about Sunday’s Lowcountry Author Book Sale and Signing at Circular Church, a fundraiser to establish free little libraries in the lowcountry. This inaugural event will feature best-sellers and indie favorite authors from across the Lowcountry, to perform readings throughout the afternoon and […]

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Join Us This Sunday for Book Signing, Readings, Auction and More!

Our first lowcountry author book sale and signing event takes place this Sunday, November 15, 2015 at Circular Church, 150 Meeting St. The afternoon (1-5 p.m.) inaugural event will feature best-sellers and indie favorites from across the Lowcountry. Best-selling and debut authors will perform readings throughout the afternoon and be available for book signings. The […]

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Charleston’s Days of Grace on Labor Day Weekend

Below is excerpted from the Charleston Post & Courier. LILA members will be on hand to contribute literary efforts… If you would like more information on how to participate, contact Marjory Wentworth or Marcus Amaker. Charleston’s Days of Grace will be held Sept. 5 to 6 to honor the nine Emanuel AME Church parishioners killed […]

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Writing Prompts for Kids: Special Discount for Teachers and Librarians

The ABC’s of Titles for Tiny Tales is an ABC themed book of quirky titles (writing/storytelling prompts) for children, with vibrant, colorful illustrations and creative border pages for the children to write their own stories.  This extraordinary book is filled with child-friendly writing prompts. A great resource for group activities, teachers can make copies of […]

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Award Winning Writers Collaborate to Raise Funds for Young Playwrights: And You’re Invited!

Thomas and Judy Heath, Playwrights-In-Residence at Threshold Repertory Theatre and Theater Mania award winners for their comedy “Perfectly Normel People” have chosen Charleston School of the Arts junior Hannah Kelly and her play Something Blue for its first ever workshop production on April 17 & 18 at 8pm, as part of An Evening of Words […]

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Reading Call for Published LILA Members

Dear LILA members! Our first LILA reading event to kick off 2015’s programming takes place January 13, 2015 at 7-9 p.m. in the Sanctuary at the Circular Church on 150 Meeting St. in Charleston. If you are a published author and would like to be part of this first public reading, please submit your name, […]

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