Free Author Talk and Book Signing

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FREE AUTHOR TALK AND BOOK SIGNING - Wednesday, January 20. Elizabeth Cassidy West and Katharine Thompson Allen, On the Horseshoe: A Guide to the Historic Campus of the University of South Carolina | USC Press. The comprehensive history of the original campus structures and the people who lived and worked there. Books will be available for purchase and signing. All programs will take place from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the South Carolina State Library located at 1500 Senate St., Columbia. Speaker @ the Center is FREE and open to the public. Learn more about the SC Center for the Book at

Upcoming Event

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Jennifer Bartell Boykin, Poet Laureate of Columbia, SC

April 25, 2024, 6:00 PM
Join the South Carolina State Library's Center for the Book for our next Speaker at the Center Author Talk, featuring Poet Laureate of Columbia, SC, Jennifer Bartell Boykin. She will discuss her debut book of poetry, Traveling Mercy, and her upcoming release, Only Believe (The Word Works), a winner of the 2023 Hilary Tham Capital Collection.