Columbia, SC | South Carolina Writers Association | Storyfest 2023 Annual Conference | Keynote

Colombia Metropolitan Convention Center 1101 Lincoln St., Columbia, SC, United States

The theme of our Annual Conference is Storyfest 2023. This year we are celebrating story in all its forms. This in-person event offers something for writers of all levels — critiques and pitches, pre-conference workshops, Q&A panels, craft and publishing talks, keynotes, a slushfest, a queryfest, an open mic and more. More than 20 agents, editors, […]

Book Talk | The Club at Sea Palms | St. Simons Island, GA

The Club at Sea Palms 5445 Frederica Rd, St. Simons Island, Georgia, United States

This event is free and open to the public. However, please register at the link shown. Janisse Ray is an award-winning American author who has gained a following of earth-conscious readers who appreciate her heart-centered approach, her courage, and her well-crafted stories. Ray's bestselling first book, Ecology of a Cracker Childhood, created a flurry when it […]


Write Your Own Story | ArtFarm at Serenbe

Want to immerse yourself in southern literature for a week and create some literature of your own? Join Janisse Ray, author of the classic Ecology of a Cracker Childhood, in a memoir writing course to get your family and personal stories down on paper and have a lot of fun in the process. You are […]

SOLD OUT | Being in Place | Workshop | Writing & Observing at Funky Little Flower Farm

Funky Little Flower Farm, Beech Island, SC Beech Island, South Carolina

Saturday, March 16, 2024 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Address: Funky Little Flower Farm The Lily Farm in Beech Island, SC is a 1750’s home purchased and renovated by the Farmer family.  Mrs. Farmer (aka Momma), Jenks Farmer and Tom Hall saved the place from ruin. The farm now specializes in rare Crinum lilies and […]


Green Fire Symposium | ASLE | Jacksonville, FL

University of North Florida

More info forthcoming. This event is a collaboration between the University of North Florida and ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment).