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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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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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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Indie Published Workshop This Saturday! Learn the Ins and Outs of Successfully Publishing Your Work

Join us this weekend, Saturday, May 2, 9:30 am–12:00 pm at the Circular Congregational Church of Charleston on 150 Meeting St. for a special LILA Write Charleston! Workshop: Indie Published — The Perils, Pitfalls and PERKS! About the Workshop Led by Where Writer’s Win’s Shari Stauch, this special workshop will feature a trio of authors […]

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Indie Published — The Perils, Pitfalls and PERKS!

Join us on Saturday, May 2, 9:30 am–12:00 pm at the Circular Congregational Church of Charleston on 150 Meeting St. for a special LILA Write Charleston! Workshop: Indie Published — The Perils, Pitfalls and PERKS! Led by Where Writer’s Win’s Shari Stauch, this special workshop will feature a trio of authors who’ve “been there, done […]

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LILA Writers Groups Meet Tonight!

LILA hosts a network of writers’ groups, free to members that meet on the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Upper Lance Hall of Circular Congregational Church. Writing is a solitary activity: getting feedback for works-in-progress is essential to every writer’s career. This is one of the benefits of membership in LILA, so […]

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A Big Week of Reading and Writing Events!

In case you haven’t taken a look at the LILA Calendar recently, there are several events coming up this week! March 17: Readings at Circular Church What do an Irish Bishop from Charleston who undertook a secret Civil War mission to the Vatican, a daughter whose wing man on the Natchez Trace was her 80-year-old […]

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Writing Groups Kick Off Thursday, September 11

LILA’s first meeting of the brand new writers’ groups this Thursday (Sept 11th)  from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at Upper Lance Hall, Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting Street, (Downtown) Charleston, SC 29401. We’re already projecting to have a great turnout, so come out and meet your fellow writers.  You don’t have to bring anything […]

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Join LILA for An Open House on May 6th, 2014!

PLEASE JOIN US on May 6th, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in The Sharpe Room at Circular Church, 150 Meeting St., Charleston for a LILA (Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts) Open House, to be held in conjunction with Lowcountry Arts Day to Raise Funds for TriCounty Arts Organizations. This fabulous informal reception will clue you in […]

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Write Charleston! Program Kicks Off With An Evening of Enchantment January 30th!!

Write Charleston!  is a series of readings and writing workshops at our new home at the historic Circular Congregational Church.  All readings and workshops will be open both LILA members and the general public. Circular Congregational Church is located at 150 Meeting St in downtown Charleston. Admission is $10 for the general public $5 for […]

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