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.

Readings will take place in the church (main Building). Workshops will take place in the Sharpe Room in Lower Lance Hall. This is located behind the church. A parking garage is located across the street on Cumberland Street.

To register for workshops please contact us lila@lilaconnects.com Book signing and reception will follow readings.  Suggested donation for readings is $5.00. Workshops are $30.00 or $20.00 for members, students and seniors.


Tuesday, January 13, The Sanctuary, Circular Church 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Come hear favorite SC authors in readings. LILA members are invited to “open call” readings following the event. Any reading author may bring books for sale.


Saturday, February 21, Sharpe Room, 9:00 am–1:00 pm
Written. Revised. Now What? Come learn from editors to strengthen your work prior to submission or self publishing!


Tuesday, March 17, Sanctuary, 7:00–9:00 pm
Author Readings — Details TBA


Friday, May 1, Sanctuary, 7:00–9:00 pm; Saturday, May 2, 9:00 am–3:00 pm
Poetry for Fiction Writers — Strengthen your words, no matter your genre, with these powerful tips on word usage and imagery from leading poets.

Tuesday, May 12, Sanctuary, 7:00–9:00 pm
Author Readings — Details TBA


Saturday, September 19, Sharpe Room, 9:00 am – 4:00 p.m.
The Business of Writing — Which method of publishing is best for you? How can you avoid pitfalls and obscurity in a crowded marketplace? Learn from area authors and consultants that can lead you through today’s publishing jungle!


Saturday, October TBA, Upper Lance Hall, 9:00–1:00 pm
Writing for the Silver Screen — Details TBA


Saturday, November 14, Upper Lance Hall, 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Book Festival — All LILA members are invited to come display and sell your books for holiday gift giving. Readings, free gift-wrapping and more at this special first annual event!

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