2019 Participating Authors

Featured Authors

The Better Sister

Literary Fiction

Alafair Burke

Pete the Cat Series

Children's Literature

James Dean

The Little Book of Big Lies: A Journey to Inner Fitness

photo credit: Kauwuane Burton


Tina Lifford

Visitation Street; Wonder Valley; The Art of Disappearing

Literary Fiction

Ivy Pochoda

The Sea Island's Secret

Children's Literature

Susan Riley

Sallie Ann Robinson's Kitchen: Food & Family Lore from the Lowcountry

photo credit: Deborah Llewellyn


Sallie Ann Robinson

Disassembly Required: A Memoir of Midlife Resurrection


Beverly Willett

The Whisper of Reason


Harry J. Connolly III

Pat Conroy Authors

Untying the Moon

Ellen Malphrus

Literary Fiction

Pat Conroy: Our Lifelong Friendship

Bernie Schein


Nancy Thode


What We Set In Motion

Stephanie A. Edwards

Literary Fiction

Where Green Meets Blue; Six Purses and Lemonande

Elizabeth Robin

Literary Fiction

Accomplished writer and actress delivers stories about her mom


Pat Conroy’s creative writing mentor

Confirmed Authors

I Am Dave: The Potter's Gift

Children's Literature

Deborah K. Appleby

Killing Queens

Young Adult; New Age

Lindsay (L.E.) Boyd

Trouble the Water

Historical Fiction

Rebecca Bruff


Mystery; Thriller

Thomas A. Burns, Jr.

Many Fields; Burlwood Forest; Through the Woods

Children's Literature

John Choquette

Jesus in the Trailer


Andrew Clark

Little Orange Honey Hood; Three Wild Pigs

Children's Literature

Lisa Anne Cullen

He Needs a Chihuahua

Children's Literature

Jevon Daly

Sophie the Skunk: With a Nose for Talent

Children's Literature

Kathryn Evans

Lala Thank you


Erica Gerald Mason

One that Got Away; To Shift the Deep South to Love-Based

Literary Fiction

Helen Greenfield

Light for Diamond Minds; Land of Beautiful People

Poetry; Literary Fiction

Wanda Jerideau

Bonaventure, Pilgrim

Literary Fiction; Romance

Deirdre Kindthistle

Today, Fish Only


Miho Kinnas

Spectacular Bid: The Last Superhorse of the 20th Century

Sports Biography

Peter Lee

Scoot's Savannah Rescue

Children's Literature

Ann Lilly

Ebenezer has a Word for Everything

Children's Literature

Chelsea Rowe

Abandoned Shipmate

Historical Non-Fiction

Ladson Mills




The Essential Ed Koterba: "A Most Outstanding Newspaperman"

Historical Non-Fiction

Ed Morgret

Dickens Mice: The Tails Behind the Tale; Truer Words; Through Button Eyes

Historical Fiction

Kim Poovey

Below the Radar


Dana Ridenour

Vow Triumph


Angela E. Rolle

Rico's Fripp Island Adventure; Hurricane on Fripp Island

Children's Literature

Mary T. Jacobs


Literary Fiction

Cynthia Hammer

Our Hearts are the Same

Young Adult Historical Fiction

Jen Thomas

Then & Now: Journey of a Lifetime


N.T. Orr

Tidewater Rip;

Tidewater Hit


Martha Thwaite-Weeks

The Mourning Islands

Literary Fiction

Douglas Wells

A Tuba Christmas

Children's Literature

Helen Wilbur

The Craftsman's Crucible: A Story of Finding Faith in Oneself


R.G. Bruneau

Daughter of the Dawn: A Child of Hilton Head Island


Avary Doubleday

Southern Shamrock

Women's Fiction

Lee Lyons

My Fondest Memories Never Happened


Jay Raphael

Defense Mechanisms; Phoenix


Jessica Goody

As Promised in: Chicken Soup for the Soul-Angels All Around

Non-Fiction Inspirational

Jayne Adams

Seed of South Sudan: Memoir of a "Lost Boy" Refugee


Estelle Ford-Williamson

Flying Vagabond


Captain Eddie Gantner

Black Sheep White Cop; Savannah Exposed

True Crime; Memoir

Kevin Grogan

Alexandra Campbell: Private Eye

Romance Thriller

Amanda Rotach Lamkin

Pure Innuendos



Not Exactly Rocket Scientists and Other Stories

Non-fiction Coming of Age

John W. Macllroy


Local Anthology, Poetry

Bill Newby

Angel: A Chant in Paradise

Literary Fiction

R.E. Braithwaite

Everyone Needs a Friend

Children's Literature

Lori Cafiero

Beasts of the Frozen Sun

Young Adult Literature

Jill Criswell

Leave Only Footprints


Jaihind S. Sumal