South Carolina Book Festival is May 17-19

The SCBook Festival organized by the The Humanities CouncilSC is one of the largest literary events in South Carolina. Featuring presentations by renowned national and local authors; book signings; an Antiquarian Book Fair; exhibitors; book sales and appraisals; children’s events; Summer Reading Station; and more, the SCBook Festival is one of the most exciting events on the calendar. The festival takes place at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

And even better: it is free and open to the public!

On Saturday and Sunday, more than 80 regional and national authors, poets, and presenters will appear and more than 90 exhibitors will participate. Exhibitors include local, regional and national book dealers, antiquarians, publishers, independent presses, writer’s collectives, individual writers and nonprofit organizations. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Sunday hours are noon until 4 p.m.

Five Writing Workshop classes are being offered on Friday, May 17, and three are being offered on Sunday, May 19. The Friday Writing Workshop classes are ticketed and require registration. Registration is $30 per person. The Sunday workshops are free and open to the public, and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

To register for the Friday classes, and to view the complete schedule and the list of authors and exhibitors, visit the SCBook Festival website.

Via: SCBook Festival