Jewish Bookfest: Series of Author Presentations October 27th – January 18!

The Charleston Jewish Community Center at 1645 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd. in West Ashley presents a series of  FABULOUS AUTHOR PRESENTATIONS. Each program  feature book signings, refreshments, and reception. This year’s authors will be: ·  Robert Weintraub, The Victory Season: the End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball’s Golden Age Weintraub’s book brings […]

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Join Us at Charleston’s OPEN Arts Expo September 8!

There is less than a month between now and the OPEN Arts Expo and it’s time to kick our planning into gear with a couple reminders about participation! Talk about OPEN with your audience. On your website, in newsletters, on your social media, etc! If you registered in time to have a YouTube video spotlight […]

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Charlestons’ OPEN Arts Expo September 8, 2013!

LILA will have a “literary garden” in this year’s OPEN Arts Expo on September 8, 2013. Come enjoy readings, book signings, and LILA membership incentives! The Charleston Regional Alliance for the Arts invites you to participate in the annual OPEN Arts Expo held the second Sunday of September each year at the College of Charleston […]

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2013 Piccolo Spoleto Sundown Poetry Series

May 27 – 31; Jun 3 – 7 • 6:30 p.m. • free & open to the public • Dock Street Theatre Courtyard, 135 Church St., Charleston, SC Mon., May 27 – William P. Baldwin, of McClellanville, SC, is a novelist, poet, biographer, and historian with works spanning myriad subjects. His works of poetry include […]

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Dorothea Benton Frank at Blue Bike Author Luncheon Series

They asked. She said yes. Blue Bike’s Author Luncheon Series continues with bestseller Dorothea Benton Frank, at Hall’s Chophouse, 434 King St., 11:30 am, Fri., Jun. 15, 2012. Tickets are $60 and include a three-course lunch, author talk, and a signed copy of Porch Lights (Harper Collins, 336 pp., hb., $25.99). A portion of the […]

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You Put the Lime in the Piccolo

Join Blue Bicycle Books in the courtyard, this Saturday, June 2, 5 – 7 pm, for the 13th annual Piccolo Fiction Invitational. Blue Bicycle Books has commissioned 5 local writers to compose 5 minute short stories, each beginning with the line “I ducked into the alley…” This year’s writers are: Beth Webb Hart, Malinda McCollum, […]

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SC Book Festival 2012: Where Readers and Writers Will be May 18-20!

Quick Facts about the SCBook Festival May 18 – 20, 2012 Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Columbia, South Carolina The state-wide SCBook Festival celebrates its 16th Anniversary as the state’s premier literary event in 2012. The SCBook Festival has an attendance of over 6,000 people annually. The Festival is free and open to the public on […]

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Nicholas Kristof to Speak in Charleston

Nicolas Kristof, two time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and columnist for the New York Times, will be speaking at a luncheon on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012, noon, at the Montague Terrace in the North Charleston Coliseum, Convention & Performing Arts Center, in recognition of women’s history month. Kristof will talk about how to fight poverty and […]

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LILA Welcomes You!

LILA, the Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts, is meant to provide a “one-stop-shopping” forum for readers and writers to connect to literary events in and around the lowcountry. Share your news with us, and we’ll be posting as often as possible about events you’ll want to attend… Write On, Read On…

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