Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy

Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy Presented by Jonathan Haupt. “Writers of the world, if you’ve got a story, I want to hear it. I promise it will follow me to my last breath.”—Pat Conroy.Although beloved writer Pat Conroy (1945-2016) served as a classroom educator for little more than three years, he remained … Read more

Pat Conroy as Lifelong Learner

Pat Conroy as Lifelong Learner Presented by Jonathan Haupt. “Open yourself up to all experience. Let life pour through you the way light pours through leaves.”—Pat ConroyThe 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 … Read more

Pat Conroy’s Great Love of Poetry

Pat Conroy’s Great Love of Poetry Presented by Jonathan Haupt. “The poets of the world occupy a place of high honor in my city of books.”—Pat Conroy.Best known as a beloved novelist and memoirist, internationally acclaimed author Pat Conroy (1945-2016) began his writing life wanting to be a poet. Over time, Conroy transitioned successfully to … Read more

“I Was Born to Be in a Library”: Pat Conroy’s Great Love of Libraries

“I Was Born to Be in a Library”: Pat Conroy’s Great Love of Libraries Presented by Jonathan Haupt. “A library could show you everything if you knew where to look.”—Pat Conroy.This one-hour presentation on best-selling author Pat Conroy’s lifelong love of books and libraries focuses on the roles public libraries, school libraries, and Pat’s own … Read more

Pat Conroy’s Reverence for Teaching

Pat Conroy’s Reverence for Teaching Presented by Jonathan Haupt. “The great teachers of the world fill you up with hope and shower you with a thousand reasons to embrace all aspects of life.”—Pat Conroy.This presentation explores best-selling author Pat Conroy’s transformational years as a student at Beaufort High School and later as a teacher at … Read more