2019 Participating Authors

Featured Authors

Alafair Burke

The Better Sister

Literary Fiction

James Dean

Pete the Cat Series

Children's Literature

Tina Lifford

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

photo credit: Kauwuane Burton


Ivy Pochoda

Visitation Street; Wonder Valley; The Art of Disappearing

Literary Fiction

Susan Riley

The Sea Island's Secret

Children's Literature

Sallie Ann Robinson

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

photo credit: Deborah Llewellyn


Beverly Willett

Disassembly Required: A Memoir of Midlife Resurrection


Harry J. Connolly III

The Whisper of Reason


Pat Conroy Authors

Ellen Malphrus

Literary Fiction

Untying the Moon

Bernie Schein


Pat Conroy: Our Lifelong Friendship

Nancy Thode


Stephanie A. Edwards

Literary Fiction

What We Set In Motion

Elizabeth Robin

Literary Fiction

Where Green Meets Blue; Six Purses and Lemonande

Accomplished writer and actress delivers stories about her mom


Pat Conroy’s creative writing mentor

Confirmed Authors

Deborah K. Appleby

Children's Literature

I Am Dave: The Potter's Gift

Lindsay (L.E.) Boyd

Young Adult; New Age

Killing Queens

Rebecca Bruff

Historical Fiction

Trouble the Water

Thomas A. Burns, Jr.

Mystery; Thriller


John Choquette

Children's Literature

Many Fields; Burlwood Forest; Through the Woods

Andrew Clark


Jesus in the Trailer

Lisa Anne Cullen

Children's Literature

Little Orange Honey Hood; Three Wild Pigs

Jevon Daly

Children's Literature

He Needs a Chihuahua

Kathryn Evans

Children's Literature

Sophie the Skunk: With a Nose for Talent

Erica Gerald Mason


Lala Thank you

Helen Greenfield

Literary Fiction

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

Wanda Jerideau

Poetry; Literary Fiction

Light for Diamond Minds; Land of Beautiful People

Deirdre Kindthistle

Literary Fiction; Romance

Bonaventure, Pilgrim

Miho Kinnas


Today, Fish Only

Peter Lee

Sports Biography

Spectacular Bid: The Last Superhorse of the 20th Century

Ann Lilly

Children's Literature

Scoot's Savannah Rescue

Chelsea Rowe

Children's Literature

Ebenezer has a Word for Everything

Ladson Mills

Historical Non-Fiction

Abandoned Shipmate




Ed Morgret

Historical Non-Fiction

The Essential Ed Koterba: "A Most Outstanding Newspaperman"

Kim Poovey

Historical Fiction

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

Dana Ridenour


Below the Radar

Angela E. Rolle


Vow Triumph

Mary T. Jacobs

Children's Literature

Rico's Fripp Island Adventure; Hurricane on Fripp Island

Cynthia Hammer

Literary Fiction


Jen Thomas

Young Adult Historical Fiction

Our Hearts are the Same

N.T. Orr


Then & Now: Journey of a Lifetime

Martha Thwaite-Weeks


Tidewater Rip;

Tidewater Hit

Douglas Wells

Literary Fiction

The Mourning Islands

Helen Wilbur

Children's Literature

A Tuba Christmas

R.G. Bruneau


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

Avary Doubleday


Daughter of the Dawn: A Child of Hilton Head Island

Lee Lyons

Women's Fiction

Southern Shamrock

Jay Raphael


My Fondest Memories Never Happened

Jessica Goody


Defense Mechanisms; Phoenix

Jayne Adams

Non-Fiction Inspirational

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

Estelle Ford-Williamson


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

Captain Eddie Gantner


Flying Vagabond

Kevin Grogan

True Crime; Memoir

Black Sheep White Cop; Savannah Exposed

Amanda Rotach Lamkin

Romance Thriller

Alexandra Campbell: Private Eye



Pure Innuendos

John W. Macllroy

Non-fiction Coming of Age

Not Exactly Rocket Scientists and Other Stories

Bill Newby

Local Anthology, Poetry


R.E. Braithwaite

Literary Fiction

Angel: A Chant in Paradise

Lori Cafiero

Children's Literature

Everyone Needs a Friend

Jill Criswell

Young Adult Literature

Beasts of the Frozen Sun

Jaihind S. Sumal


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