Short Story America Festival and Conference
The Arts Council of Beaufort/ARTworks hosts the Short Story America Festival and Conference, September 24-26. The kickoff event on Thursday, the 24th, is an evening book launch party at the Arts Council of Beaufort. The featured work is Richard Hawley’s forthcoming novel, Greeves Passing, the third book in the Headmaster’s Papers trilogy. On Friday, the 25th, an evening reception will be held off-site at the Lewis Reeve Sams House, overlooking the water in Beaufort’s downtown historic district. Saturday’s events will be held at the Arts Council, from 10am to 9pm. Activities include author book readings and signings, discussion panels, writer’s workshops, and a catered evening reception where the winners of the annual Short Story America Prize will be announced. All-inclusive passes for all three days of events and receptions are $45 and can be obtained through Short Story America’s website.