Reading Between the Wines: Toward Antarctica

    Bond Street Wines SC

    Elizabeth Bradfield's book, TOWARD ANTARCTICA, will be paired with wines that share similar "notes," as the author reads and discusses selected poems from the work. This event is free to attend, and the wine tasting is available for purchase.

    All About the Allman Brothers Band with Michael B. Smith & Paul T. Riddle

    Hub City Bookshop SC

    Join Spartanburg's own Michael Buffalo Smith on Thursday, January 30th at Hub City Bookshop to promote his latest book, The Road Goes on Forever: 50 Years of the Allman Brothers Band Music. Marshall Tucker Band drummer, Paul T. Riddle, will also join us for music and conversation, as he has appeared as a member of the Allman Brothers band alongside the […]

    Free

    Multi-Genre Workshop with Nicki Salcedo: Losing Your Writing Inhibitions

    Spartanburg Library SC

    This workshop is aimed at helping both beginners and established writers (re)commit to a consistent writing practice. The practice of writing—regardless of one’s level of expertise—is an act of bravery. Let 2020 be the year you recommit to your writing practice and stop censoring your imagination. In this workshop, we’ll focus on how to start […]

    $30

    Reading Between the Wines | John James

    Bond Street Wines SC

    Please join us for Reading Between the Wines at Bond Street on February 25th at 6 p.m.! The Milk Hours by John James will be paired with wines that share similar "notes." This event is free to attend, and the wine tasting is available for purchase. Winner of the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, The Milk […]

    Free

    Fiction Workshop with Tupelo Hassman: Guided by Voices

    Spartanburg Library SC

    This workshop is aimed at helping prose writers diversify their language and syntax. Guided by Voices: "The voices that make up a world are often those we aren't used to finding in narrative. The dry inhumanity of Legalese and Bureaucratese, the rich poetry of religious texts, the patois of the personal ad, even the 280-character […]

    $30

    Delicious Reads 2020

    AC Marriott Spartanburg SC

    Please join us for an afternoon of lively conversation about books with twenty extraordinary American authors while enjoying delectable desserts and libations! Guests will have a unique opportunity to chat with a variety of writers about their work and all things literary in a relaxed, elegant setting.

    $40 – $45

    Literary Dinner with Spartanburg Author Susan Zurenda

    Country Club of Spartanburg SC

    Join Spartanburg author Susan Beckham Zurenda for a dinner and author discussion of her debut novel Bells for Eli at the Country Club of Spartanburg! This is an open-to-the-public event. Your $50 ticket includes dinner, a glass of wine, and a signed hardcover book of Bells for Eli, and a $75 couples ticket includes dinner […]

    $50 – $75

    Poetry Workshop with Alexis Orgera: Writing the Body

    Spartanburg Library SC

    This workshop is aimed at helping poets navigate memory and the senses. Writing the Body: “This is a generative poetry workshop aimed at exploring and producing poems grounded in the body (or the physical experience). Memory is often bodily and can propel us into poems: the way your mother's hands rested on the steering wheel […]

    $30

    VIRTUAL! Reader Meet Writer: Steven Wright

    SC

    Join Hub City Bookshop for a virtual event with author Steven Wright! Steven will be talking with us about his newest book, The Coyotes of Carthage. A blistering and thrilling debut—a biting exploration of American politics, set in a small South Carolina town, about a political operative running a dark money campaign for his corporate […]

    VIRTUAL–Wine Down with Kristy Woodson Harvey | Feels Like Falling

    SC

    Hub City Book's presents Wine Down on Wednesday, May 21st at 4 p.m. with “the next major voice in Southern fiction” and bestselling author of the Peachtree Bluff series, Kristy Woodson Harvey! Join us for a talk, Q&A, and booksigning on her latest novel, Feels Like Falling, at Hub City Bookshop. This event is free and open […]

    Free

    VIRTUAL–A Conversation with Susan Choi, author of TRUST EXERCISE

    SC

    Come join us for an exclusive event with author Susan Choi and her book TRUST EXERCISE, winner of the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction. We've partnered with Macmillan to bring this opportunity to Hub City Readers and other bookstores around the country, who can tune in to hear a discussion and participate in the live Q&A. Please […]

    Free

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    Virtual: The World We Want: A Twice-Weekly Generative Workshop

    SC

    The World We Want: A Weekly Generative Workshop with Hub City WiR Aurora Masum-Javed Join writer-in-residence Aurora Masum-Javed for FREE twice-weekly virtual writing workshops geared toward generating new work. Aurora is a poet, but these workshops are for all genres and all writers looking to make a little space in the uncertainty we are all […]

    Hub City Bookshop: Wine Down with Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig

    Hub City Bookshop SC

    Wine Down on Wednesday, July 8th with the NYT bestselling authors of The Glass Ocean and The Forgotten Room, Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig!  Join the authors for a conversation about their latest work of historical fiction, All the Ways We Said Goodbye at Hub City Bookshop. This novel is a glorious historical adventure that moves from the […]

    Virtual Book Club with NYT Bestselling Author Ruta Sepetys

    SC

    Join us for book club with author Ruta Sepetys for a virtual talk on her latest novel, Fountains of Silence. Please sign up here to purchase your Book Club Package, and register for book club with the author!

    $23

    A Virtual Conversation with Ron Rash

    Online SC

    Local bestselling author Ron Rash as he discusses his new story collection, "In the Valley." This collection consists of ten new stories and a novella based on his bestselling novel, "Serena."

    Discuss South Carolina’s Antebellum Era virtually with Jim Farmer

    Online SC

    Calling all history buffs! Join us to discuss the life of an elite family and their social circle during a crystalizing decade of the Antebellum era. Author James Farmer’s book, An Edgefield Planter and His World, depicts the story of Whitfield Brooks--one of the richest men in a South Carolina district known for its cotton-and-slave-generated […]

    Free – $44