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Jan 10, 2012
Curtis Rogers

Speaker at the Center Spring 2012 Line Up of Authors Announced

Columbia, S.C. – The South Carolina State Library’s Center for the Book, in cooperation with USC Press, is pleased to announce its spring 2012 author line up.  The Speaker @ the Center program will hold free lunchtime author talks on the following dates:

Thursday, January 12 – Sara C. Arnold and Stephen G Hoffius, The Life and Art of Alfred Hutty: Woodstock to Charleston – A celebration of paintings and prints by one of the principal artists of the Charleston Renaissance.

Thursday, February 16 – Paul Matheny III and Josephine Humphreys, Palmetto Portraits Project – A rich compendium of portraits from two dozen photographers depicting everyday South Carolinians.

Tuesday, March 13 – Jack Shuler, Blood and Bone: Truth and Reconciliation in a Southern Town – A fresh perspective on the Orangeburg Massacre and its legacy.

Thursday, April 26 – Charlene Spearen, A Book of Exquisite Disasters – Deeply felt verses espousing resilience, belonging, and artistry in the face of the challenges of the everyday.

Tuesday, May 15 – Jim Harrison, The Palmetto and Its South Carolina Home – A beautiful collection of paintings exploring the beauty and strength of South Carolina’s state tree.

Books will be available for purchase and autographing. All programs will take place from noon to 1pm in the Administration Building at the SC State Library located at 1430 Senate St., Columbia. Speaker @ the Center is FREE and open to the public. Bring your lunch and enjoy learning more about South Carolina.

The South Carolina Center for the Book is the South Carolina Affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book and is a cooperative project of the South Carolina State Library, the University of South Carolina School of Library and Information Science, and The Humanities CouncilSC.