“Open yourself up to all experience. Let life pour through you the way light pours through leaves.”—Pat Conroy
The author of The Prince of Tides, The Great Santini, and The Water Is Wide, author and educator Pat Conroy (1945–2016) is synonymous with the lowcountry. Explore Conroy’s lifelong commitment to education and self-improvement through stories of three of his “post-graduate” mentors. This presentation will also discuss how the nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center continues Conroy’s legacy as teacher, mentor, advocate, and friend to readers and writers.