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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Thanks to all who helped sell out the Young Playwrights Fundraiser!

This in from local playwright Thomas Heath: “Because of everyone who packed the house this Friday & Saturday, Threshold Repertory Theatre was able to raise the entire budget for this coming year’s Young Playwrights Program… Thank you for showing that the ARTS MATTER to our next generation of writers! “One of the highlights had to be […]

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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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Academy of Authors to Host 2015 Induction Ceremony

The South Carolina Academy of Authors will honor writers Dorothea Benton Frank, William Ioor, Bret Lott, and Marjory Heath Wentworth on April 11 at 6:00 p.m. at The Citadel’s Riverview Room in Charleston, S.C. The academy, which is devoted to the identification, recognition and promotion of the state’s distinguished authors and emerging writers, annually honors […]

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LILA Presents: Newly Published Works from Charleston-Based Authors on March 17!

Join us at the Circular Church at 150 Meeting Street in Charleston on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 6:30–8:00 p.m. and kick off St. Patrick’s Day in literary STYLE! 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 […]

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It’s March Madness for Lowcountry Writers!

The LILA board of directors has been hard at work for you the past several months, and now we’re excited to share news of some of these most recent labors of love! LILA Approved for 501c3 Status! YAY! It’s official: The Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts has obtained its official recognition by the Internal […]

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Two LILA Literary Events: Join Us This Week!

We hope to see our members and new faces at these two special literary events this week… LILA Member Mixer at Muse! Thursday evening, February 19, LILA members will be gathering again at Muse for the monthly Muse Mixer. Join fellow LILA members (and if you’re not one yet, come join us and get in […]

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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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