Our Own NYT Bestselling Author Mary Alice Monroe Giving $40K Wedding to Mark May Release

It’s wedding season for New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe and her fans. Known for using the lowcountry landscape of coastal South Carolina as inspiration for her work, Monroe will release her latest novel, A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING, on May 3rd. It’s the fourth installment of her nationally bestselling Lowcountry Summer series and features […]

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USC Press Palmetto Poetry Series Now Accepting New Manuscripts

New submissions are now being accepted for the Palmetto Poetry Series, edited by Nikky Finney and published by the University of South Carolina Press. The Palmetto Poetry Series takes as its mission to foster and promote a diverse, inclusive chorus of voices representing the rich tradition of poetry originating from and connected to the state […]

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We want to hear your stories about motherhood! (Call for auditions)

Do you have a story about motherhood you want to share? Can you imagine giving that story a voice—your voice—a microphone, and a stage? The Listen To Your Mother show is coming back to Charleston and auditions are being scheduled now. Auditions will be held February 28, March 1 and March 2, 2015 at the […]

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Storytelling Competition

Be part of a groundbreaking, three-day workshop featuring the internationally renowned Center for Digital Storytelling, and learn how to use today’s technology to preserve your personal stories and those of others. Hosted by Charleston County Public Library from Jan. 22-24, 2015, at the Main Library in downtown Charleston, this free workshop will teach attendees about script writing, image preparation, […]

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Enter the Porter Fleming Literary Competition!

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Richland Library Local Author Showcase

Calling All South Carolina Authors! Whether you’re a first time author or a veteran, whether you landed a big publishing contract or you’re self-published, Richland Library wants to showcase your accomplishment and celebrate our community’s incredibly talented local writing scene. On Saturday, December 13th, they’re turning Richland Library Main into a local author exhibit hall. […]

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Have a Literary Valentine’s Wish? Share it With the Lowcountry!

“Image courtesy of Salvatore Vuono / FreeDigitalPhotos.net” February is supposed to be the month of LOVE, right? And love can come be found in so many flavors, so many colors, so many smiles. Especially, if we share that love with another person, another someone on the path. Would you like to share a few words, 14 […]

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Listen to Your Mother: Charleston!

Calling all original, humorous, poignant, irreverent and soulful stories of motherhood: LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER: CHARLESTON seeks a diverse collection of writers to read their own words about motherhood. Everyone is invited to audition: amateurs, professionals, non-mothers and men, too! LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER is a national series of live readings celebrated locally on stages […]

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Students: Holocaust Creative Arts Competition

Holocaust Creative Arts Competition for Greater Charleston Area  Students Grades 6-12. THEME: Stolen Childhood MISSION STATEMENT:  Children’s lives were forever altered during the years that Hitler was in power.  How do these children help us to understand the Holocaust? How can empathy for children that experienced these horrors guide students today? WHO CAN  ENTER: All […]

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South Carolina First Novel Prize

The South Carolina First Novel Prize recognizes one of South Carolina’s exceptional writers by providing a book contract with Hub City Press. The competition is a highly competitive, anonymous process. Publication by Hub City of at least 1,500 copies of the book will bring recognition that may open doors to other resources and opportunities. The […]

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