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 authors—including 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”
University of South Carolina’s Story River Books (Pat Conroy’s imprint)
JULIE “ELAINE” ALLCUT
ELAINE MERYL BROWN
JANET HOGAN CHAPMAN
STEPHANIE AUSTIN EDWARDS
VIRGINIA C. HART
ERIQ LA SALLE*
SHERI S. LEVY
ANN E. LILLY
CAROLE MARSH LONGMEYER
MILLIE WEST “ARLENE WESTERMEYER”
*author not in attendance but autographed books were available.