Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried

Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried is this year's One Book, One Community selection.

Blue Note Poetry

Monthly spoken word and poetry series held the first Tuesday of each month at Pearlz Oyster Bar (936 Gervais St.).

Columbia Museum of Art

1515 Main St., 803-799-2810, columbiamuseum.org

Sept. 6 — Columbia Design League Annual Meeting featuring Mike Lydon

Sept. 16 — Writer-in-Residence program: The Write Around Series with Ed Madden and Ray McManus

Sept. 24 — For Freedoms Town Hall: Freedom of Expression – Arts and Justice

Oct. 4 — WhatSheSaidProject Story Slam: Nature versus Nurture

Oct. 18 — ArtBreak: Art and Fish in the Mediterranean

Nov. 18 — Writer-in-Residence program: The Write Around Series with Joy Priest and Tim Conroy

Feb. 10 — Writer-in-Residence program: The Write Around Series with Nathalie Anderson and Len Lawson

March 17 — Writer-in-Residence program: The Write Around Series with Cindi Boiter and Jennifer Bartell

S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum

301 Gervais St., 803-737-8095, crr.sc.gov

Oct. 23 — James Scott, Pulitzer Prize finalist, author of Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita and The Battle of Manila, (1945)

The Deckle Edge Literary Festival


March 23

Mind Gravy


Weekly Wednesday poetry and music series led by Al Black and held at Cool Beans (1217 College St.)

Poems: Bones of the Spirit

Poetry series held on the third Sunday of each month at the Wellbeing Yoga Studio (141 S Shandon St.)

Richland Library


Nov. 30 — One Book, One Community: Tim O’Brien (Richland Library Main)

Feb. 9 — Derrick Barnes (author of Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut) (Richland Library Main)

April 4 — 33rd Annual Augusta Baker’s Dozen: A Celebration of Stories (Various Richland Library Locations)

South Carolina Center for the Book

1500 Senate St., 803-734-8666


Hosts the monthly author talk and book signing Speaker @ the Center

Sept. 27 — Clair DeLune

University of South Carolina Libraries


Hosts frequent author events and symposia.

Sept. 15 — Open Gallery with Coach John Daye (Hollings Special Collections Library)

Nov. 3 — Open Gallery with Chris Washington (Hollings Special Collections Library)

USC Open Book


Part book club, part lecture series and part community read. All talks and author appearances are in the Campus Room of the Capstone Building. A book signing and reception follow each appearance. Free to public.

March 25-27 — Elizabeth Strout’s Anything Is Possible

April 1-3 — Michael Crummey’s Sweetland

April 15 — Margaret Wilkerson Sexton’s A Kind of Freedom

USC Women’s and Gender Studies Program


Oct. 11 — Adrenée Glover Freeman Lecture: Ijeoma Oluo

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