Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events Fall 2012


Decatur Book Festival,

“Taking A Stand” with Michael O’Reilly, Senior Director, Member Advocacy

Amnesty International USA

Sunday September 2, noon, The Old Courthouse


Mermaid & Merwomen In Black Folklore: A Fiber Arts Exhibition

Poetry Reading, Saturday Sep. 8, 5 to 8 PM

City Gallery at Waterfront Park, 34 Prioleau Street, Charleston

Artists Opening Reception and release of the book BLACK MERMAIDS in VISION & VERSE.

Free Open to the Public


Poet Laureate Residency at Webb School, Bell Buckle, TN

Wednesday, October 24th – Friday October 26th

Featuring Marie Harris (NH), Lisa Starr (RI), Joyce Brinkman (IN), Carolyn Gomez-Foronda (VA), and Maggie Vaughn (TN).


Yall Fest (moderator) Sat. Nov. 10th 

The second annual YALLFest will bring forty-five acclaimed authors, including twenty-five New York Times bestsellers, to Charleston, S.C., Saturday, November 10th, 2012. Cassandra Clare (City of Bones), Trenton Lee Stewart (The Mysterious Benedict Society), Margaret Stohl (Beautiful Creatures), Kathy Reichs (Bones), Melissa de la Cruz (Blue Bloods series), and Pseudonymous Bosch (The Name of this Book Is Secret) are among the headliners. YALLFest is the largest festival in the South specifically geared toward Young Adult Literature.

YALLFest  Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King Street Charleston,S.C.   29403,   843.722.2666

“Some of Us” Art Show/Poetry Reading, 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 17.

The “SOME OF US ” artists will be having their annual exhibit of art and crafts at Peggy Howe’s studio, 1600 Home Farm Road Mt. Pleasant, SC, Sat. Nov. 17  poetry reading from 5 to 6 (wine and cheese served)

Poets Reading on Saturday from 5 to 6

Linda Annas Ferguson

Ann Herlong-Bodman

Susan Laughter Meyers

Rick Pfann

Deborah Lawson Scott

Susan Finch Stevens

Marjory Heath Wentworth


Annual Lowcountry Women Authors Book Signing on Sunday Dec. 9.

The event will be from 2pm-5pm at the Citadel Holliday Alumni House on Hagood Ave, Free and open to the public.


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