The University of South Carolina continues its twenty-first annual Fall Literary Festival Wednesday, Oct. 21 with Kelly Starling Lyons, the second of three free, virtual events with celebrated poets and authors.
Lyons will read beginning at 7 p.m.
Lyons is an award-winning children’s book author and teaching artist whose books center on Black heroes and stories that celebrate family, friendship and heritage. Her titles span early readers, chapter books and picture books, nonfiction and fiction, and include the Jada Jones series, Dream Builder: The Story of Architect Philip Freelon, and Sing a Song: How “Lift Every Voice & Sing” Inspired Generations.
Nikky Finney will read Oct. 14 and George Singleton will read Oct. 28.
The Fall Literary Festival, hosted by University Libraries and the Department of English, has brought more than 60 award-winning authors to campus for readings, book signings and other events – all free and open to the public.
Register now to attend any or all of this year’s free events at bit.ly/uofscflf20.