The Friends of the Greenville County Library System will present the 2016 Southern Author Festival on Saturday, May 14, 2016 in Greenville. The featured speakers include Wiley Cash, Elizabeth Drewery, Sue Lile Inman, Ron Rash, George Singleton, Randall Wilhelm, and Ashley Warlick. South Carolina Humanities supported this event with a Fast Track Literary Grant.
The Southern Author Festival is a daylong event celebrating Southern fiction. The 2016 festival will take place at the main branch of the Greenville County Library (25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, SC 29601) from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. Authors will speak and sign, and books will be available for purchase.
The schedule is:
9:30a-11a | Wiley Cash
11:00a-12:30p | George Singleton and Ron Rash
1:30p-3p | Ashley Warlick
3p-3:30p | Writers from The Emrys Foundation, Sue Lile Inman and Elizabeth Drewry
More information about the event is available on the Greenville County Library System website, http://libguides.greenvillelibrary.org/southern-author-festival or by calling 864-527-9293.
The mission of SC Humanities is to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of all South Carolinians. Established in 1973, this 501(c) 3 organization is governed by a volunteer 22-member Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from throughout the state. It presents and/or supports literary initiatives, lectures, exhibits, festivals, publications, oral history projects, videos and other humanities-based experiences that directly or indirectly reach more than 250,000 citizens annually.