Ashley Hall presents american poet, Mary Ruefle

OCTOBER 13, 2016 **Part of the 2016 Ashley Hall Writers Series** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA)—Ashley Hall is pleased to announce poet, Mary Ruefle, as the featured artist in the school’s 2016 Writers Series. On Thursday, October 13, Ms. Ruefle will give a reading from her distinguished body of work, including her newest book […]

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LILA Member Dr. Roger Newman to Sign at East Bay Meeting House!

Dr. Roger Newman will be signing his new release, Two Drifters, as well as his debut novel, Occam’s Razor, at the East Bay St. Meeting House, 160 E. Bay St., on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, from 6-8 p.m. Roger’s popular medical thrillers are set in Charleston and both are part of the Declan Murphy, MD […]

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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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April 23 – Join LILA at Palmetto Brewery for Acoustic Unplugged!

Join the Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts (LILA) from 3-6 p.m. for a painting party! We’ll be decorating the first four of our “Little Free Libraries” to debut in selected locations around the Lowcountry… Come on out and help; join us for beer for purchase, decorating, live music and food truck fun! Stop by […]

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This Weekend: Deckle Edge Literary Festival Full Program Now Available!

Update to last post — Come on out and join us this weekend in Columbia for the inaugural Deckle Edge Literary Festival! Click on the image at right to view the full program of weekend events! The new Deckle Edge Literary Festival, happening in Columbia, SC February 18-21, 2016,  is offering plenty of talks for […]

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Writer Marketing Chat This Thursday

An invite from editor Mary Johnston! Shari Stauch from Where Writers Win has agreed to speak to members of my writing groups as well as other invited guests about the ins and outs of marketing self-published and traditionally published books. She will also describe the services she and her colleagues offer. The event will take […]

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1st Annual Lowcountry Author Book Sale & Signing: It’s a Wrap!

Sunday, November 15, 2015 marked an important day for readers and writers in the lowcountry. LILA and friends gathered at Upper Lance Hall on the grounds of the Circular Church for an afternoon of readings and signings by lowcountry authors that included food, wine, book sales, book giveaways, and a silent auction that raised $975 […]

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LILA’S LOWCOUNTRY AUTHOR BOOK SALE & SIGNING NOVEMBER 15, 2015! LILA Raising Funds to Install “Little Libraries” Around the Lowcountry!

Charleston’s literary non-profit organization, the Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts (LILA), will host an author book sale and signing event on 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. Over thirty best-selling and debut authors will […]

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Flood Relief for the Arts Community

This in from the SC Arts Commission: Dear Friends, Our state’s historic flood catastrophe is presenting multiple challenges, ranging from a temporary loss of water or electricity to having to completely rebuild a home or facility. As you work through the process of recovery, please take advantage of the resources available for artists and arts […]

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College Application workshop – postponed

Just a quick note: The College Application Essay Workshop has been postponed until a later date. Please contact Elliott Dobson for more information.

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