Bluffton Book Festival

 

 

Congratulations on a successful first-ever
Bluffton Book Festival!

 

The festival, which was free to the public, took place in Historic Old Town Bluffton on Calhoun Street on Saturday, Nov. 19. The day-long festival included author presentations, book signings, children’s activities, raffles and a “taste of Gullah” with local authors. More than 30 authorsincluding Ellen Malphrus and University of South Carolina’s
Story River Books (Pat Conroy’s imprint)
attended. 

 

An exclusive Meet the Authors VIP Party, hosted by Hilton Head BMW, was held on Friday, Nov. 18.

 

There was also a raffle to win a signed copy of
Pat Conroy’s “My Writing Life”

 

PARTICIPATING AUTHORS
University of South Carolina’s Story River Books (Pat Conroy’s imprint)

JULIE “ELAINE” ALLCUT 
BILL BELTZ
STEPHANIE BENTE 
ELSA BONSTEIN 
ELAINE MERYL BROWN 
JANET HOGAN CHAPMAN
NICK CHILES
STEPHANIE AUSTIN EDWARDS 
VIRGINIA C. HART 
SHANNON HITCHCOCK
CRYSTAL KLIMAVICZ 
ERIQ LA SALLE*
ROBERT LACKEY 
SHERI S. LEVY
ANN E. LILLY
CAROLE MARSH LONGMEYER
RICHARD LUTMAN
ELLEN MALPHRUS
LAURA MARKOVITCH
NAN MARSHALL
LAURIE MCCALL
DENENE MILLNER
TRILBY PLANTS
SARAH PEKKANEN
LATARYN RAINEY-PERRY
BERNIE SCHEIN
MAGGIE SCHEIN
WILLIAM WALKER
MARTHA WEEKS
MILLIE WEST “ARLENE WESTERMEYER”
ANGELA WILLIAMS
MONICA WYRICK

*author not in attendance but autographed books were available.