Black Ink: A Charleston African American Book Festival

Kwame Alexander, New York Times-bestselling author and 2015 Newberry Medal recipient, will be the featured speaker at the 2017 Black Ink: A Charleston African American Book Festival. Alexander will join at least 50 black authors and hundreds of readers for the second annual festival on Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the … Read moreBlack Ink: A Charleston African American Book Festival

2017 Southern Author Festival

The Greenville County Library System will present the 3rd annual Southern Author Festival on Saturday, September 16 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Hughes Main Library in downtown Greenville. There will also be several preliminary events starting Tuesday, September 12 and leading up to the Saturday festival. The theme for 2017 is “Southern Foodways.” SC … Read more2017 Southern Author Festival

The Way We Worked is Open in McClellanville

With busy hands and minds, American workers perform a diverse array of jobs to power our society. Work is part of nearly every American’s life, whether for professional satisfaction and personal growth or to ensure the well-being of their families. In offices, factories, on the road, and at home, millions keep the nation going through … Read moreThe Way We Worked is Open in McClellanville

2017 Governor’s Awards in the Humanities

SC Humanities is pleased to announce that four extraordinary South Carolina individuals received this year’s annual Governor’s Awards in the Humanities, presented at a luncheon on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Hilton Columbia Center. The winners are: Karen Alexander (The Auntie Karen Foundation), arts-based community programs; Orville Vernon Burton, historian and author; Dixie Goswami, literacy education … Read more2017 Governor’s Awards in the Humanities

Wonders of Writing Symposium

Spartanburg Community College will present the “Wonders of Writing Symposium” on Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., at their Downtown Spartanburg Campus.  The symposium will feature poets Ashley Jones and Ray McManus reading from their works. SC Humanities supported this program with a Fast Track Literary Grant in February 2017. Ashley Jones is … Read moreWonders of Writing Symposium